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Re: Revamping sit-for

From: Chong Yidong
Subject: Re: Revamping sit-for
Date: Sat, 08 Jul 2006 08:00:51 -0400
User-agent: Gnus/5.11 (Gnus v5.11) Emacs/22.0.50 (gnu/linux)

> The doc string says, to me, that an existing call of (sit-for 3 200), which
> previously simply waited 3.2 sec, with no inhibition of display, will now be
> interpreted as a wait of 3.0 sec, with inhibition of display. That's a
> serious change in behavior.

  if (NILP (nodisp) && !NUMBERP (milliseconds))
    { /* New style.  */
      nodisp = milliseconds;
      milliseconds = Qnil;

However, since the old form has been obsolete for a long time, and can
cause confusion (as demonstrated), it might be good to simply drop it.

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