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Re: Performance degradation from long lines

From: Stefan Kangas
Subject: Re: Performance degradation from long lines
Date: Sat, 13 Jul 2019 15:43:08 +0200

Stefan Monnier <address@hidden> writes:

> >> That sounds good to me.  I wasn't aware that nil was an invalid value
> >> for bidi-display-reordering.
> >
> > It isn't invalid.  It is useful for debugging the display code, but
> > using it in production session is dangerous, because it causes the
> > code to execute control-flow paths that aren't supported in
> > general-purpose usage.
> How 'bout we rename it to clarify it.
> The new name could include "debug", "internal" and/or "--".

It should probably be "-internal", according to
(info "(elisp)Tips for Defining")

     The variable is intended for internal use and is defined in C code.
     (Emacs code contributed before 2018 may follow other conventions,
     which are being phased out.)

Best regards,
Stefan Kangas

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