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Re: Popup when buffer file is changed on disk

From: Eli Zaretskii
Subject: Re: Popup when buffer file is changed on disk
Date: Tue, 15 Feb 2005 06:59:02 +0200

> Date: Mon, 14 Feb 2005 21:05:01 -0600 (CST)
> From: Luc Teirlinck <address@hidden>
> CC: address@hidden, address@hidden, address@hidden
> What about the following?
> (defcustom auto-revert-stop-on-user-input t
>   "When non-nil, user input temporarily interrupts Auto-Revert Mode.
> More precisely, Auto-Revert Mode checks for user input after
> handling each buffer and does not process any further
> buffers (until the next run of the timer) if user input is
> available.  When nil, Auto-Revert Mode checks files and reverts
> buffers, with quitting disabled, without paying attention to user
> input.  Thus, Emacs could appear to be hung for a while."
>   :group 'auto-revert
>   :type 'boolean)

I think this is okay, except that I'd remove "More precisely", and
replace the last sentence with something like

   Thus, Emacs could appear sluggish in reacting to user input.

(I don't like telling users that Emacs appears to be hung.)

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