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Re: How to *completely* disable font-lock mode in my .emacs?


From: Eli Zaretskii
Subject: Re: How to *completely* disable font-lock mode in my .emacs?
Date: 29 Apr 2004 08:11:18 +0200

> From: Eric Smith <address@hidden>
> Newsgroups: gnu.emacs.help
> Date: 28 Apr 2004 15:08:35 -0700
> 
> I didn't say that it *always* guesses wrong.  I just said that it *does*
> guess wrong.  The nature of a guess is that it is sometimes wrong.  In
> this case, I think it is frequently wrong, since in my experience most
> of the modern virtual terminal software (both under Linux/Posix systems
> and on Windows) defaults to a light background.

On a virtual terminal (i.e. a terminal emulator), Emacs should have
defaulted to a bright background.  The code to do that is part of the
guesswork that is the subject of discussions in this thread.  If in
your case that didn't work, it might be a bug worth reporting.





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