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Re: Info: Console Vs GUI difference?

From: Richard Stallman
Subject: Re: Info: Console Vs GUI difference?
Date: Thu, 31 Oct 2013 16:23:17 -0400

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    But why do you call it a problem or an error? Since the signals are 
    caught, everything is alright. That's what I think and said so in bug 
    report 15670 [1]. And that's the reason why the bug was closed as "not a 

It may not cause incorrect functioning, but it sounds like a cause
of slowdown.  Unless there is a reason why redisplay is supposed
to raise a signal, this is making Emacs slower than it needs to be,
and investigating the cause might be useful.

    And this "something" is also described in the bug report, in backtrace. 
    It is redisplay. Redisplays do not occur on terminals.

Redisplay does occur on terminals.  Redisplay means showing the
contents of buffers.

Dr Richard Stallman
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