From: Stefan Monnier <monnier@ir...> - 2006-02-16 00:41:05
>> Note, tho, that the 1000-byte search would probably only only happen when
>> the line has a ">>" on it. And it's all very much fast enough for
>> self-insert-command. The problem is much more severe when you're running
>> a command that does many buffer modification and thus runs the hook
>> many times without intervening user interaction.
> There's the macro combine-after-change-calls to mitigate this.
Yes, for code that knows about it. A grep shows that it is *very*