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Re: Questions about throw-on-input

From: Alexander Miller
Subject: Re: Questions about throw-on-input
Date: Wed, 13 May 2020 20:47:22 +0200
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> Your ideal world seems to be based on an editor design that is very
> different from what Emacs is. The absolute majority of objects which
> an average Lisp program manipulates are globally visible -- buffers,
> windows, frames, global variables, the obarray, etc., and doing that
> in non-blocking ways is not really trivial.

Well I'm not going to abandon a tasty cake just because it doesn't come
with my favorite topping.

Besides, I wasn't trying to make Emacs itself non-blocking, but looking
for options to do it all myself, manually. And the trick with replacing
thread-yield with a 1ms sleep puts me pretty much 90% there.

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