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Re: Using the same custom file in two different OSes

From: Dani Moncayo
Subject: Re: Using the same custom file in two different OSes
Date: Thu, 17 Jan 2013 16:22:58 +0100

>>>>  (if (display-graphic-p) ...
>>> FYI, I'm using: (if window-system ...
>>> but that comes down to pretty much the same thing, it seems.
>> `window-system' has the advantage that it works with older Emacs releases.
>> But `display-graphic-p' is what is recommended for recent releases.
>> From the doc string of `window-system':
>> "Use of this function as a predicate is deprecated.  Instead,
>>  use `display-graphic-p' or any of the other `display-*-p'
>>  predicates which report frame's specific UI-related capabilities."
> This looks more like a regression than progress…
> The variable `window-system' at least returns a value indicating on which 
> kind of graphic display this instance of GNU Emacs runs: x, w32, ns, pc, mac. 
> These variants still need different set-ups. And it also makes sense to 
> decorate the instance running in different colours to see at once in which 
> variant I'm in.

Indeed, there should be a non-deprecated way of getting that information.

Dani Moncayo

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