[ESS] Delay on left-parenthesis

Vitalie Spinu spinuvit at gmail.com
Tue Sep 18 18:22:35 CEST 2012

  >> Ken Williams <Ken.Williams at windlogics.com>
  >> on Tue, 18 Sep 2012 10:14:21 -0500 wrote:

  >> -----Original Message-----
  >> From: Vitalie Spinu [mailto:spinuvit at gmail.com]
  >> Sent: Monday, September 17, 2012 4:36 PM
  >> To: Ken Williams
  >> Cc: Rodney Sparapani; ess-help at stat.math.ethz.ch
  >> Subject: Re: [ESS] Delay on left-parenthesis
  >> >> Ken Williams <Ken.Williams at windlogics.com>
  >> >> on Mon, 17 Sep 2012 16:19:10 -0500 wrote:
  KW> And actually, plot() and print() have no perceptible delay for me.
  >> The problem is not with retrieval then.  Try
  >> M-: (ess-function-arguments "head")
  >> in your *R* buffer just artier you have started R. First invocation retrieves
  >> the completion and caches the arguments. How long does it take?

  > In the buffer that's being slow about it, that command takes 41 seconds.

What is this buffer? *R* or script?

  > In a different buffer that doesn't seem to be misbehaving, it returns instantly with the right answer.

And what is this buffer?

Both of the above are the very first invocation after the process started, 


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