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bug#22595: 25.1.50; Wishlist: There should be a way to list timers


From: Ingo Lohmar
Subject: bug#22595: 25.1.50; Wishlist: There should be a way to list timers
Date: Tue, 09 Feb 2016 15:10:07 +0100
User-agent: Notmuch/0.20.2+113~g6332e6e (http://notmuchmail.org) Emacs/25.0.50.6 (x86_64-pc-linux-gnu)

On Tue, Feb 09 2016 11:02 (+1100), Lars Ingebrigtsen wrote:

> Eli Zaretskii <address@hidden> writes:
>
>>> When working with timers, it's very easy to get into a situation where
>>> you've started a timer, but you don't have the timer object handy.  It
>>> would be very nice if we had a command that would list all timers
>>
>> Maybe I'm missing something here, but the two lists timer-list and
>> timer-idle-list already provide you with the list you wanted.  No?
>
> Sure, the lists are there, but there isn't a user interface to list them
> and kill them.



Why is this a good idea at all?  Timers are always an implementation
detail, not a user-level feature, as far as I am concerned.  We neither
have a UI for working with all overlays or text properties of a buffer,
have we?





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