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Re: (type graphic)

From: Eli Zaretskii
Subject: Re: (type graphic)
Date: Fri, 27 Oct 2000 08:10:02 +0200

> From: Miles Bader <address@hidden>
> Date: Fri, 27 Oct 2000 08:35:10 +0900 (JST)
> > 
> > This is redundant, I think: unsupported attributes are simply ignored,
> > so we cannot gain too much here.  Note that Emacs deffaces almost
> > always use color, either together or instead of the other attributes,
> > so most faces will have some emphasis anyhow.
> Just depending on unsupported attributes being ignored leads to ugly
> faces, which are over-specified `so they work on all terminals'.
> I.e., when someone can't be sure that just underline works, they specify
> bold-underline-red.  Visible?  Yes.  Hideous?  Yes.
> I'm not suggesting doing the above for 21.1, but something similar
> *would* be useful, and almost trivial to implement.

Yes, but is it actually that much better than the 'graphic thing that
you already committed?

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