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Re: try-this-for ?

From: Emanuel Berg
Subject: Re: try-this-for ?
Date: Thu, 18 Jan 2018 03:56:44 +0100
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/24.4 (gnu/linux)

John Mastro wrote:

> There's `with-timeout' in timer.el, however
> (from the docstring):
> The timeout is checked whenever Emacs waits
> for some kind of external event (such as
> keyboard input, input from subprocesses, or
> a certain time); if the program loops without
> waiting in any way, the timeout will not
> be detected.

Right, I suspected that... so what I ask for
perhaps cannot be done because of the very
architecture? There is no preemption,
only collaboration?

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