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bug#25606: [DRAFT PATCH 2/2] Signal list cycles in ‘length’ etc.


From: Eli Zaretskii
Subject: bug#25606: [DRAFT PATCH 2/2] Signal list cycles in ‘length’ etc.
Date: Sat, 04 Feb 2017 21:52:59 +0200

> Cc: address@hidden
> From: Paul Eggert <address@hidden>
> Date: Sat, 4 Feb 2017 11:11:48 -0800
> 
> Eli Zaretskii wrote:
> > I remain unconvinced that we should remove these calls.
> 
> I've provided several use cases and test code, all of which suggest that the 
> maybe_quit calls are unnecessary. You have given no use cases that suggest 
> otherwise. So I'm puzzled as to why you remain convinced that these calls are 
> needed. All I'm asking for is a practical use case; it shouldn't be that hard 
> to 
> give one, if the calls are really important.

I did provide use cases, you just dismiss them as unimportant.  They
are rare and perhaps even marginal, but they do exist.  And this
feature exists precisely for rare and marginal situations.





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