[ESS] Delay on left-parenthesis

Vitalie Spinu spinuvit at gmail.com
Wed Sep 19 00:57:27 CEST 2012

  >> Ken Williams <Ken.Williams at windlogics.com>
  >> on Tue, 18 Sep 2012 14:51:32 -0500 wrote:

  > If I open up a brand new *R* buffer and do M-:
  > (ess-function-arguments "head"), it seems to take around 2 seconds.
  > The second invocation takes much less than a second.

2sec is huge. It should not be. It's a matter of 150 milliseconds on my
machine. Is completion also slow in plain R? That is, if you type head(
and then TAB twice, do you see a delay?

  > So maybe ess-function-arguments is a red herring?  Not sure.

It's a very simple function actually.  I wonder if anyone on windows can


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