[slime-devel] text properties in REPL

Helmut Eller heller at common-lisp.net
Thu Dec 18 11:43:16 UTC 2008

* Madhu [2008-12-17 04:33+0100] writes:

> How about a global switch which would be checked before propertising any
> string in SLIME?

That's not easy to do because some commands wouldn't work without text

> I'm facing emacs rendering-speed issues so I'm asking.  And its not like
> you can do M-x font-lock-mode and turn display properties off

I think that text properties have only a small impact on rendering
speed.  We shouldn't optimize this before we actually know that the
problem is caused by text props.

> Also, any hope of REPL history behaviour getting reverted so it works
> like minibuffer history, especially for searching?

The probability for that is almost zero.


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