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Re: [Emacs-diffs] emacs-26 ec02c73: Update process filter example (Bug#3

From: Noam Postavsky
Subject: Re: [Emacs-diffs] emacs-26 ec02c73: Update process filter example (Bug#35044)
Date: Fri, 3 May 2019 21:33:57 -0400

On Fri, 3 May 2019 at 18:50, Stefan Monnier <address@hidden> wrote:
> >> >     * doc/lispref/processes.texi (Filter Functions): Use
> >> >     insert-before-markers in the "ordinary" filter example, like
> >> >     internal-default-process-filter does.
> >>
> >> In my experience, insert-before-markers is a source of problems down the
> >> road, so I'd recommend not to encourage its use by showing it in example
> >> code where it's not strictly needed.
> >
> > But it's an example about "mimicking the actions of the default
> > filter" which does currently use insert-before-markers.
> But do we really want to mimic that undesirable part of the behavior?

If it's undesirable, then we should stop doing it in the default
filter. But since we are currently doing it in the default filter,
what kind of problems is that leading to (I'm not aware of any)?

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