Vin, what's your sense on enabling font-lock by default in future
Jason Spiro writes:
OK, would one of these alternatives work?
1) always using lazy-lock, or
I don't know that lazy-lock is the preferred alternative. There are
at least three candidates, fast-lock, lazy-lock, and lazy-shot. If
somebody will review them, and we can poll the users for their
opinions, I guess that would be enough to make a choice.
If you would be willing to post a poll to comp.emacs.xemacs and
xemacs-beta, that would get things moving. Also a call for volunteers
to present a technical review of the available alternatives. I'll do
it "eventually" if not, but there are other things I need to do first.
2) using vanilla font-lock on most files but lazy-lock on large
3) merging some code from GNU Emacs
This would be nice in the long run (for one example, nXML-mode is
heavily dependent on divergent APIs) but is presumably not an option
for 21.4, as GNU's code is totally different now AIUI.
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