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Re: default bg color on ttys

From: Andreas Schwab
Subject: Re: default bg color on ttys
Date: Mon, 6 Nov 2000 01:30:11 +0100
User-agent: Gnus/5.09 (Gnus v5.9.0) Emacs/21.0.90

"Robert J. Chassell" <address@hidden> writes:

|>    On Tue, 31 Oct 2000, Robert J. Chassell wrote:
|>    >    Would the following be an okay solution?
|>    > 
|>    >       (set-background-mode 'dark)
|>    > 
|>    > Yes!  I think that would do it (along with the command line options
|>    > mentioned by others).
|>    I was trying to avoid adding command-line options.
|>    Why do you think it's required, assuming the above function is added
|>    and can be invoked either interactively or from .emacs?
|> It is easier to explain to a novice how to start a working Emacs on
|> their (most likely misconfigured) system by giving them a command line
|> option than by teaching them about .emacs files or teaching them how
|> to use Emacs interactively while the display is in a bad state.

Well, the command line option could be --eval "(set-background-mode 'dark)".


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