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Re: Not appropriate message for mismatched parens

From: Glenn Morris
Subject: Re: Not appropriate message for mismatched parens
Date: Wed, 25 Apr 2007 23:06:24 -0400
User-agent: Gnus (www.gnus.org), GNU Emacs (www.gnu.org/software/emacs/)

Herbert Euler wrote:

> The variable `blink-matching-paren-distance' limits searching
> regionfor blinking matching parens. However, the error message for
> the casein which the distance between the opening paren and the
> closing parenis larger than `blink-matching-paren-distance' is not
> so veryappropriate. It says "Mismatched parenthesis", just the same
> as forthe normal cases.This may be not the truth in some cases.

While everything you say is true, with the default settings the
parentheses must be separated by > 320 lines of 80 column text for
this problem to occur. I suggest it is therefore acceptable to leave
this as is for Emacs 22, and fix it properly afterwards.

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