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Re: face at point

From: Tim Cross
Subject: Re: face at point
Date: 19 Nov 2002 09:06:29 +1100
User-agent: Gnus/5.09 (Gnus v5.9.0) Emacs/21.2

Miles Bader <> writes:

> > remember seeing some thread in one of the groups which recommended not
> > use the window-system variable (can't remember why).  For my setup I'm
> > using the function device-type e.g.
> My emacs has no such function.
> Are you perchance using xemacs?  If so, I think much of what I said
> above may not apply.  In particular, I was under the impression that
> xemacs had far less sophisticated handling of tty faces.
> [Your email headers say `Emacs 21.2' though, so I'm not sure what to think...]
,----[ C-h f device-type RET ]
| device-type is a compiled Lisp function.
| (device-type &optional DEVICE)
| Return the type of the specified device (e.g. `x' or `tty').
| Value is `tty' for a tty device (a character-only terminal),
| `x' for a device which is a connection to an X server,
| 'ns' for a device which is a connection to a NeXTStep dps server,
| 'win32' or 'w32' for a Windows-NT window,
| 'pm' for an OS/2 Presentation Manager window,
| 'intuition' for an Amiga screen

Would you consider the default colour for cited text in gnus when
following up to a post as being "broken" because its "red" on a black
background? Personally, I find this difficult to read, but maybe
others would not.


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