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bug#38807: [Feature request]: Support lisp workers like web workers.


From: Eli Zaretskii
Subject: bug#38807: [Feature request]: Support lisp workers like web workers.
Date: Wed, 01 Jan 2020 18:23:29 +0200

> Date: Wed, 1 Jan 2020 11:47:49 +0800
> From: HaiJun Zhang <address@hidden>
> Cc: "address@hidden" <address@hidden>
> 
> My understanding of the display flow:
> 1. an event comes which causes redisplay

More often than not, it is not an event, but a command that changes
Lisp data (buffer text, overlays, text properties, position of point,
new or deleted windows, etc.).

> 2. the display engine prepares the glyph matrix
> 3. convert the glyph matrix to bitmap and display it
> 
> I think lots of work are in 2.

Actually, 3 is also a lot of work.





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