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Re: Info faces

From: Eli Zaretskii
Subject: Re: Info faces
Date: Thu, 26 Oct 2000 19:45:38 +0200

> From: address@hidden (Kai =?iso-8859-1?q?Gro=DFjoha?=
>  =?iso-8859-1?q?nn?=)
> Date: 25 Oct 2000 23:31:48 +0200
> Suppose we have Emacs running under X, and without `-nw'.  Then any
> `-name' argument given to an xterm invocation does not affect the
> background color of Emacs at all.  And if the `-name' argument is
> given to Emacs itself, then Emacs surely knows what it was, since
> Emacs knows its own command line arguments.

If Emacs knows that from looking at its argv[], then I understand why
this might be hard inside "emacs -nw".  Thanks for the explanation.

> Maybe we could start with a simple mechanism which works right often,
> then document it.

Sure, anything that cannot be done automagically should be

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