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RE: Message queue for Emacs?

From: Drew Adams
Subject: RE: Message queue for Emacs?
Date: Sun, 23 Apr 2017 11:27:20 -0700 (PDT)

> a lot of Emacs commands send a (message "...") for a user in the echo
> area.  Now imagine a command that sends more than of them (not unlikely
> e.g. if there are a few hooks, each printing a message).  Of course,
> only the last one is then visible.  Is there any way for the next
> message to be printed with some delay, so that the previous one is still
> visible, say, for a second or two?
> I know about C-h e (view-echo-area-messages), but this is not what I'm
> after.

See `sit-for' and `sleep-for'.

But once the next message is displayed the previous one is lost
(from the echo area).  The rest of what you wrote makes it sound
like you want a list of messages that you can traverse, to get
previous messages (?) (other than from `*Messages*', presumably).

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