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Re: `message' not outputting the newline "atomically"

From: Lars Ingebrigtsen
Subject: Re: `message' not outputting the newline "atomically"
Date: Tue, 09 Jul 2019 20:44:54 +0200
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/27.0.50 (gnu/linux)

Eli Zaretskii <address@hidden> writes:

>> In practice this has not 
>> been a problem because nobody cares whether these kinds of Emacs
>> messages go to
>> stdout or stderr.
> I don't understand how could you make these assertions.  What are they
> based on?
> I believe it is a convention to output diagnostic messages about
> abnormal or unexpected events to stderr, not stdout.  Why should Emacs
> deviate from this convention?

I, for one, want the error messages to go to stderr and informational
messages to go to stdout.  But there currently doesn't seem to be a way
to specify that from Emacs Lisp?  That is, there's no version of message
under --batch that allows you to write to stdout?

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