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Re: MS-DOS color issues

From: Kevin Rodgers
Subject: Re: MS-DOS color issues
Date: Mon, 29 Oct 2001 10:48:53 -0700

Eli Zaretskii wrote:
> > From: "Tim Van Holder" <address@hidden>
> > Date: Sun, 28 Oct 2001 15:52:32 +0100
> >
> > I'd simply like those customizations to be
> > reasonably maintained when run in tty mode.  Which requires
> > all X color names to be recognized.
> I think this is impossible in practice.  Many proprietary X servers
> define lots of their private color names.  There's no way we could
> track all of them all the time.

They could be read at startup from the system rgb.txt file if the X server
is running on the local host.  I don't know how to get color names from a
remote server, but in that case Emacs could fall back on the XFree86 rgb.txt
file that's distributed with it.

Kevin Rodgers <address@hidden>

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