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Re: B&W display and emacs21


From: Adam
Subject: Re: B&W display and emacs21
Date: Wed, 24 Oct 2001 13:57:49 -0400 (EDT)

> > The display is B&W, but grey75 seems to belong to that family,
> > right? ;-)
>
> I'm not sure.  If B&W = monochrome, then gray is probably not a valid
> color, at least from X's or a toolkit's perspective.  If B&W = no
> colors = grayscale things are different of course.

FWIW, it is a true "Black and White" display with "1 bit" depth.
grayscale is emulated by interpolation, i guess kind of like it is done
on laser printers.

as final note:

That 19 fonts which 'xlsfonts' used to show befoer were build-in fonts.
Now I have connected this X-Terminal to external X Font Server, so that it
got bit more fonts.

address@hidden adam]$ xset +fp unix/pepsi.eax.com:7100
address@hidden adam]$ xlsfonts  | wc
   8296    9668  490918
address@hidden adam]$ /usr/local/emacs21/bin/emacs
        Warning: Invalid color `grey75'
address@hidden adam]$

        http://www.eax.com/other/emacs21-BW4.png

though it seems slower at times when it has to get the fonts over network,
and makes it dependent on my desktop being up at all times :(

-- 
Adam
http://www.eax.com      The Supreme Headquarters of the 32 bit registers





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