[ESS] Emacs 22 -- much less fontification ..

Kasper Daniel Hansen khansen at stat.Berkeley.EDU
Thu Jun 14 22:19:06 CEST 2007

On Jun 14, 2007, at 12:47 PM, Seth Falcon wrote:

> "Deepayan Sarkar" <deepayan.sarkar at gmail.com> writes:
>> On 6/14/07, Martin Maechler <maechler at stat.math.ethz.ch> wrote:
>>> Since people are interested about Emacs 22 here..
>>> Some of those of you who have started to use Emacs 22 (as
>>> opposed to 21.x) will have noticed that "the new emacs" does
>>> less fontification in some contexts.
>>> At least I did, and I don't like it particularly.
>>> I've searched a bit (in 'Options' and 'Custom' menus) and found
>>> nothing obvious.
>>> Notably in  *R* , strings are no longer fontfied,
>>> and "## ..." (comments) are fontified when entering but no
>>> longer afterwards --- where all input is bold-faced but not
>>> color-fontified anymore.
>>> I assume this is a new feature for all comint-based modes?
>> I have also noticed that anything involving multi-line pasting is  
>> much
>> slower. For example, C-c C-n is fine, but executing a block with C-c
>> C-r causes a noticeable delay. On the other hand, C-c C-l is fast.
> I have seen similar slowness for some time on OS X running Aquamacs
> 0.9.9d which is based on GNU Emacs  {same behavior on PPC
> and Intel, BTW}.

Ditto, it is super slow. I had originally just thought it to be  
because of my slow cpu (Carbon Emacs, PPC, Mac OS X)


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