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Re: How to `start-process' in different terminal?

From: Eli Zaretskii
Subject: Re: How to `start-process' in different terminal?
Date: Tue, 24 Jun 2014 20:02:55 +0300

> From: Thorsten Jolitz <address@hidden>
> Date: Tue, 24 Jun 2014 18:51:59 +0200
> Eli Zaretskii <address@hidden> writes:
> >> > So calling display-graphic-p is meaningless.
> >> 
> >> hmm ... right now I try to live without X11, but before when I had one
> >> Emacs server running and several Emacsclients open, on the console and
> >> under X11, I used `display-graphic-p' successfully to determine
> >> background-color.
> >
> > I don't understand why.  There's absolutely no relation between
> > display-graphic-p and the color capabilities of the frame's terminal.
> > There are graphic terminals that can only display shades of gray, and
> > there are text terminals that can display hundreds of colors.
> With `display-graphic-p' non-nil, I changed background color of
> emacsclient to black and foreground to white, otherwise I did not need
> to do that because thats what I got anyway on the console.

Until the day comes when you need to do the same on the text
terminal.  Why not learn The Right Way now?

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