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Re: run-with-idle-timer Doc string Question

From: Narendra Joshi
Subject: Re: run-with-idle-timer Doc string Question
Date: Sat, 22 Aug 2020 13:05:49 +0200

It took me a long time to arrive at the fact that it is only possible to know that Emacs has already been idle for SECS seconds when we are executing a callback for a run-with-idle-timer call with a delay arg of SECS seconds. The docstring could state this in more detail. 

On Fri, 21 Aug 2020, 23:25 Drew Adams, <drew.adams@oracle.com> wrote:
> I think the part that makes it a bit confusing is
> that we are talking about calling run-with-idle-timer
> with a lower value of SECS from an already executing
> callback for another run-with-idle-timer.

Gee, what could possibly be confusing about that? ;-)

(Especially if we don't say that explicitly.)

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