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Re: X Resources?


From: Dhruva Krishnamurthy
Subject: Re: X Resources?
Date: Mon, 16 May 2005 11:21:34 +0530
User-agent: Gnus/5.11 (Gnus v5.11) Emacs/21.3.50 (usg-unix-v)

>>>>> On 14 May 2005 00:16:27 -0700, don provan <address@hidden> said:

dp> address@hidden (kgold) writes:
>> I avoid using X resources whenever possible, as I try to share my .emacs
>> between Windows and Unix machines.

dp> Funny you should mention that: I also share my .emacs between various
dp> systems, which is exactly why I use X resources: I give emacs (as well as
dp> other applications) different color schemes depending on where the
dp> application is running to help me keep them straight. You can do that in
dp> .emacs, of course, but the X resources on the source node is the obvious
dp> place.

This will worn on UNIX like OS's. Does this work on Windoze box (where there
is no concept of X)? 
Maybe, you need a combination of the two.
I check the symbol to check if running under X: (boundp 'x-resource-name)
Since, even on MS-Windows, you could have a CYGWIN build using XFree86
server. I have not tried it on CYGWIN though.

-dk

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