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Re: redisplay-dont-pause does not work

From: Eli Zaretskii
Subject: Re: redisplay-dont-pause does not work
Date: Thu, 01 Jun 2006 15:11:33 +0300

> From: David Kastrup <address@hidden>
> Date: Thu, 01 Jun 2006 11:44:27 +0200
> Cc: address@hidden, address@hidden
> The effect with a non-zero argument to sit-for is that redisplay
> happens immediately, then the wait is commenced until (or unless)
> input is available.  Which appears natural enough.

Not only is it natural, I think it would be a bug if it worked any
other way: one of sit-for's purposes is to let the user to read a
message that is displayed for a short duration of time.  If sit-for
would wait first and redisplay after that, it would defeat this

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