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bug#19368: 25.0.50; NSM prompt is not self-explanatory enough


From: Lars Ingebrigtsen
Subject: bug#19368: 25.0.50; NSM prompt is not self-explanatory enough
Date: Fri, 05 Feb 2016 14:35:13 +1100
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/25.1.50 (gnu/linux)

Eli Zaretskii <address@hidden> writes:

> To reproduce:
>
>   emacs -Q
>   M-x eww RET www.google.com RET
>   Click on the "Sign in" link
>
> The NSM shows a buffer with description of why it failed to verify the
> certificate of accounts.google.com, and prompts in the minibuffer like
> this:
>
>   Continue connecting? (No, Session only, Always)
>
> It expects me to press either N, S, or A, but that is not clear enough
> from the prompt.
>
> I suggest to change the prompt to something like this:
>
>   Continue connecting? ([N]o, [S]ession only, [A]lways)
>
> Alternatively, the first letter could be underlined (assuming we can
> rely on every supported terminal to be able to display underlined
> characters).

This has now been fixed, and it's using read-multiple-choice, which
makes the character choices underline and bold on graphical systems, and
"[l]ike this" on non-graphical ones.

Some terminals do have the capability to underline and bold stuff, but
have nil (display-graphic-p), right?  Is there a way to determine
whether we're running on one of those terminals?  Because
underlining/bolding is prettier than [t]his.

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