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Re: Turning off colorization

From: Harald Hanche-Olsen
Subject: Re: Turning off colorization
Date: Wed, 05 Nov 2014 09:23:27 +0100 (CET)

["Stephen J. Turnbull" <address@hidden> (2014-11-05 02:10:57 UTC)]

> Kelvin White writes:
>  > > I wish it was called colorization-mode instead of font-lock. I think
>  > > font-lock is a more and more confusing name.
>  > 
>  > I agree, I've often wondered what was the idea behind that name,
>  > just makes no sense to me... Unless I'm missing something here
> Are you too young to have read a computer science textbook on paper?

Perhaps it was the “lock” part of the name he found confusing. It is
to me, anyhow. I suppose it stems from some implementation detail, but
what it is doing in the name of the mode, beats me.

– Harald

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