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Re: [PATCH] Remove obsolete fast-lock and lazy-lock libraries

From: Alan Mackenzie
Subject: Re: [PATCH] Remove obsolete fast-lock and lazy-lock libraries
Date: Wed, 12 Aug 2020 19:12:46 +0000

Hello, Stefan.

On Mon, Aug 10, 2020 at 18:19:30 -0400, Stefan Monnier wrote:
> >> > At the moment, sensible normal values are nil and jit-lock-mode.
> >> > Also sensible would be, for example, jit-lock-debug-mode, when a
> >> > user wants to compare standard jit with her own enhanced version.
> >> > It is not inconceivable that somebody might write something entirely
> >> > new to supersede jit-lock.  Why do you want to make these things
> >> > more difficult to do?
> > So the question remains: why do you want to make these more advanced
> > forms of debugging more difficult?

> I'm sorry, but you lost me: what "more advanced forms of debugging"?

My mistake, sorry: I was under the false impression that the value of
font-lock-support-mode was a function.  Looking at the code, it might
well have been in the distant past, before jit-lock was introduced in
Emacs 21.1.

[ .... ]

>         Stefan

Alan Mackenzie (Nuremberg, Germany).

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