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Re: [PATCH] Support 24-bit terminal colors.

From: Richard Stallman
Subject: Re: [PATCH] Support 24-bit terminal colors.
Date: Mon, 19 Sep 2016 18:28:59 -0400

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  > > > Perhaps we should define a way to use termcap or terminfo to
  > > > specify whether the terminal supports 24-bit color
  > > > and call on terminals to state their capabilities this way.

  > Regrettably, It would appear that the likelihood of that happening is
  > close to 0%

It isn't easy for me to read an email thread, but your words suggest
you think that this is out of our hands.  That claim surprises me.  We
can establish a convention, and it will catch on because it will be
useful.  That process will take years, but that's ok -- we are not in
a hurry.

Dr Richard Stallman
President, Free Software Foundation (gnu.org, fsf.org)
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