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Re: Power: blink-cursor-mode is a pig

From: Lennart Borgman
Subject: Re: Power: blink-cursor-mode is a pig
Date: Fri, 30 Dec 2011 10:19:10 +0100

On Fri, Dec 30, 2011 at 10:10, Eli Zaretskii <address@hidden> wrote:
> Let me turn the table and ask you why do you think we need to deliver
> the focus-lost event to Lisp, if all we want is stop the cursor from
> blinking?  Cursor blinking is implemented on the low level in C; why
> can't we disable it at that same level, without bothering the command
> loop and the input queue with events they don't need to see?

I agree that fixing blink cursor on a low level might be better.

However the events focus-lost/focus-got can still be useful. For
example I have long ago suggested to use focus-got for checking if a
displayed file have changed.

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