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Re: Strange use of (run-with-timer 0 nil #'foo args) in do-after-load-ev

From: Juri Linkov
Subject: Re: Strange use of (run-with-timer 0 nil #'foo args) in do-after-load-evaluation
Date: Tue, 29 Oct 2019 00:19:02 +0200
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/27.0.50 (x86_64-pc-linux-gnu)

>> These bug reports are fixed now when messages are displayed in the
>> minibuffer, but the problem still exists for the y-or-n-p prompt.
> So read-from-minibuffer reasserts the query if an asynchronous message
> hides it?

An asynchronous message doesn't hide the minibuffer.  It's displayed
at the end of the minibuffer text.

>> Why y-or-n-p doesn't use normal minibuffer functions?
>> It can finely use read-from-minibuffer with a keymap where
>> 'y' and 'n' keys are bound to minibuffer-exiting commands.
>> Then history commands will be available for free, so you don't need
>> to re-implement minibuffer history commands with `read-char-with-history'.
> I think having a history for y-or-n-p doesn't sound very useful?
> Hitting `M-p' doesn't to get to the previous answer just sounds
> confusing to me.

Please try the example I sent earlier.  It feels quite naturally
typing 'M-p RET' to repeat a previous y/n answer.

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