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Re: New start up splash screen annoyance...

From: Glenn Morris
Subject: Re: New start up splash screen annoyance...
Date: Tue, 18 Sep 2007 12:51:47 -0400
User-agent: Gnus (www.gnus.org), GNU Emacs (www.gnu.org/software/emacs/)

David Kastrup wrote:

> a) use an idle hook (triggered on 5 seconds of idleness) that will
> replace the echo area message with the pointer as long as fewer than
> 30 seconds have passed (that would presumably help against autoload
> messages and/or garbage-collect messages and/or autosave messages).

The VM mail reader does something like this. I've never found it
obtrusive, and it has actually made me notice the message, many times.
If it were a splash screen thing, I'd have turned it off ages ago.

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