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Re: isearch-lazy-highlight-initial-delay

From: William M. Perry
Subject: Re: isearch-lazy-highlight-initial-delay
Date: 12 Oct 2000 09:06:29 -0500
User-agent: Gnus/5.0808 (Gnus v5.8.8) XEmacs/21.1 (GTK)

Miles Bader <address@hidden> writes:

> "Eric M. Ludlam" <address@hidden> writes:
> >   I'd like to recommend (if possible) a longer delay determined by
> > checking if the user is using a tty.  I found 5 seconds a little long,
> > but to my personal liking.
> This is not reasonable, many people use emacs on local ttys (e.g., on
> the linux console or in an xterm).  The important variable is where
> you're logged in from, not that you're using emacs in tty mode, and is
> highly user-dependent.
> If you only use a tty when logged in over a modem, then you could always
> put something like
>     (when (null window-system)
>       (setq-default isearch-lazy-highlight-initial-delay 5))
> in your .emacs file.

Could you make some determination from 'baud-rate'?  When you are on a real
terminal this seems to give the right information, but in X and xterm it
just picks arbitrary values (that were once deemed speedy, but are now
pretty pathetic (9600 for xterm and 19200 for X)

-Bill P.

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