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Re: Using incremental parsing in Emacs

From: VanL
Subject: Re: Using incremental parsing in Emacs
Date: Sat, 04 Jan 2020 23:50:24 +1100
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/25.3 (berkeley-unix)

Eli Zaretskii <address@hidden> writes:

> E.g., step 1 is anathema to JIT font-lock: it would produce a long
> delay in displaying a file's buffer when the file is first visited.
> For example, think about visiting a large and complex source file such
> as xdisp.c: even if it takes tens of milliseconds to parse all of it,
> as some tree-sitter presentation claims, waiting for that long before
> we even start displaying the first window-full would be an annoyance.
> And that's even before we consider the time to compute all the face
> text properties from the syntax tree, something that will also take
> time.

Is it possible to phase out the C part of Emacs over the present decade
given [1] and can the approaches presented there foreshorten that wait

[1]  C is not a low-level language

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