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Re: the dumb Emacs terminal (was: Re: rotating the palette)


From: John Mastro
Subject: Re: the dumb Emacs terminal (was: Re: rotating the palette)
Date: Sat, 9 Jul 2016 15:02:53 -0700

Emanuel Berg <address@hidden> wrote:
> And does the Emacs terminal have to be dumb?

M-x shell isn't really a terminal (emulator) at all, which is also why
you can't run e.g. htop there.

If you try "tput setaf 2 && echo green" in either M-x term or M-x
ansi-term, you'll see that it does work there.

I nonetheless prefer M-x shell over Emacs's terminal emulators.

        John



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