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Re: lax matching is not a great default behavior

From: Eli Zaretskii
Subject: Re: lax matching is not a great default behavior
Date: Wed, 02 Dec 2015 15:45:31 +0200

> Date: Wed, 02 Dec 2015 09:23:17 +0100
> From: martin rudalics <address@hidden>
> Cc: address@hidden, address@hidden
>  >> If lazy-highlighting adds a lag before the user can move to the second
>  >> match, then we need to fix lazy-highlighting to not block input.
>  >
>  > Yes, but do you understand why it's a problem anyway?  Lazy hilighting
>  > uses the same regexp search functions and the same regexp as the code
>  > that find the first hit.  We are talking about 2 cases where there's
>  > no other matches for that regexp.  So how come finding out that there
>  > are no more matches is almost instantaneous, but looking for them as
>  > part of lazy-highlighting is so slow?
> I'd blame the overlay mechanism.

It worked just fine for me 2 days ago.

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