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

From: Chad Brown
Subject: Re: [PATCH] Support 24-bit terminal colors.
Date: Sun, 25 Sep 2016 17:10:47 -0700

> On 25Sep, 2016, at 10:16, Richard Stallman <address@hidden> wrote:
>> Richard, can you elaborate? Would the idea be to define our own
>> standard and use it (noting that it wouldn't do anything at first,
>> since no terminal would advertise itself this way), and wait until
>> people pick that up?
> It has worked before.  People who want their terminal programs
> to get the best possible handling for Emacs will have a reason
> to get them to support it.

This makes sense. It’s probably worthwhile to try to line up with
some other very common terminal programs, to try to avoid splitting
into any more standards. Bash, vim, screen, and tmux come to mind,
but there are probably other good candidates as well.


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