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Re: Emacs does not listen on w32

From: Eli Zaretskii
Subject: Re: Emacs does not listen on w32
Date: Mon, 14 Apr 2008 00:50:26 +0300

> Date: Sun, 13 Apr 2008 22:49:22 +0200
> From: "Lennart Borgman (gmail)" <address@hidden>
> CC: address@hidden, address@hidden, address@hidden, 
>  address@hidden
> > Also, an application that is
> > stuck in an unresponsive situation will not react to the click on the
> > [X] button, but will instead cause the OS to display the "program is
> > not responding" dialog.
> If that happens this is a bug in the program. The next step is that 
> Windows offers to send a copy of the memory etc to Microsoft.

No, you misremember.  It just suggests to end the program (i.e. kill

> > I don't think Emacs should break all these user expectations about GUI
> > program's behavior.
> Hm. You can't mean that users on w32 are used to buggy programs and that 
> therefore Emacs also should have a similar bug? ;-)

I meant what I said; I cannot say it any simpler.

And this silly thread blew a tiny issue way out of proportion, and
have exhausted itself quite some time ago; time to end it.

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