how to 'block' the prompt

Patrick Connolly p.connolly at
Mon Aug 23 22:42:37 CEST 2004

On Fri, 20-Aug-2004 at 09:33AM +0200, Martin Maechler wrote:

|> In the mean time, I seem to rememeber vaguely that we had tried
|> this at one point, and had abandoned it for some
|> reasons. However that was probably before emacs 21. 

Perhaps the reason was that it doesn't matter.  The prompt does not
have to be visible before new commands can be entered.  (Unless on my
system, a side effect of one of the many tricks I've picked up from
this group added to my .emacs counteracts it.)


Patrick Connolly
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