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Re: Suggestion: default value of `font-lock-verbose' should be nil

From: Stefan Monnier
Subject: Re: Suggestion: default value of `font-lock-verbose' should be nil
Date: Tue, 11 Jan 2011 00:35:31 -0500
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/24.0.50 (gnu/linux)

>>>> The fontification messages cause noticeable slowdowns on OS X[1] in
>>>> certain situations (e.g. viewing src code blocks in org-mode with
>>>> `org-src-fontify-natively' turned on).
>> FWIW, I use Emacs on Windows. Having zero verbosity does improve the
>> user experience tremedously.
> ISTR a "huge performance increase" in garbage collection that came about
> solely as a result of making garbage-collection-messages default to nil.

I don't remember such a huge increase, but I do remember an immediate
stop to the recurring lament that "Emacs is slow, because of GC".

> Perception is important.



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