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Re: command to fontify whole buffer?

From: Dave Abrahams
Subject: Re: command to fontify whole buffer?
Date: Thu, 22 Sep 2011 13:30:00 -0400
User-agent: Gnus/5.110018 (No Gnus v0.18) Emacs/23.3 (darwin)

on Thu Sep 22 2011, Alan Mackenzie <acm-AT-muc.de> wrote:

> Hi, Lennart.
> On Thu, Sep 22, 2011 at 04:46:09PM +0200, Lennart Borgman wrote:
>> On Thu, Sep 22, 2011 at 16:33, Alan Mackenzie <address@hidden> wrote:
>> > By the way, I drew a diagram of how jit-lock works about 5 years ago,
>> > tracing the functions which call each other, and the hooks out of which
>> > things get hoiked.  Would you be interested in a copy of it?
>> Add it to Emacs documentation?
> Where?  Also, who's going to maintain it?  ;-)  I think it's useful in
> its informal state.

Maybe a comment in the font locking code would be appropriate.  Anyone
attempting a redesign would be tempted to read it, and thus be aware of
it.  That gives it a fighting chance of staying up-to-date.

Dave Abrahams
BoostPro Computing

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