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Re: Minibuffer tray to display current time and date


From: Eli Zaretskii
Subject: Re: Minibuffer tray to display current time and date
Date: Sun, 26 Apr 2015 19:05:03 +0300

> Date: Sun, 26 Apr 2015 17:52:36 +0200
> Cc: address@hidden
> From:  <address@hidden>
> 
> On Sun, Apr 26, 2015 at 05:48:13PM +0300, Eli Zaretskii wrote:
> 
> > It's not a problem with system load, it's a problem with _when_ within
> > the minute does the timer run.  Scheduling it to run every 60 sec
> > doesn't guarantee that it will run exactly when the minutes advance.
> > So, if you are unlucky, your time shown in the echo area can be 59 sec
> > late.
> 
> I'd expected that a first argument of t for run-at-time would take care
> of that.

Only if you have a single timer that needs to run at that time.  And
what are the chances of that in any decent Emacs session?



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