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From: Eli Zaretskii
Subject: bug#25111:
Date: Mon, 12 Dec 2016 18:06:34 +0200

> From: address@hidden (Phillip Lord)
> Cc: address@hidden
> Date: Sun, 11 Dec 2016 22:11:14 +0000
> So, instead of this:
>      If these functions modify the buffer, they should bind
>      ‘inhibit-modification-hooks’ to ‘t’ around doing so, to avoid
>      confusing the internal mechanism that calls these hooks.
> We could have:
>     These functions should avoid unnecessarily modifying the buffer.
>     Emacs binds 'inhibit-modification-hooks' to `t' during their
>     evaluation, which means that any modifications will not be signalled
>     to other hook functions listening for them.
> Perhaps a better solution would be:
>     These functions should avoid unnecessarily modifying the buffer; see
>     Change Hooks for further details.
> Then a new paragraph can be added to the Change Hooks section talking
> about the complexity of modifying buffers on these hooks, with
> alternatives.
> I am happy to draft something if you wish.

Sure, please do.


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