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Re: Popup when buffer file is changed on disk

From: David Kastrup
Subject: Re: Popup when buffer file is changed on disk
Date: Wed, 16 Feb 2005 11:37:06 +0100
User-agent: Gnus/5.11 (Gnus v5.11) Emacs/22.0.50 (gnu/linux)

Richard Stallman <address@hidden> writes:

>     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."
> It seems clear to me.

Well, Eli suggested "sluggish" instead of the negatively connotated
"hung" (which usually is used for a terminal error condition), but I
think that is misleading.  I'd suggest using something like "Thus,
Emacs might be non-responsive at times."  Something like that.

David Kastrup, Kriemhildstr. 15, 44793 Bochum

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