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Re: New start up splash screen annoyance...

From: David Kastrup
Subject: Re: New start up splash screen annoyance...
Date: Tue, 11 Sep 2007 07:47:53 +0200
User-agent: Gnus/5.11 (Gnus v5.11) Emacs/22.1.50 (gnu/linux)

Stefan Monnier <address@hidden> writes:

>>     Richard has made up his mind, I doubt there exist a way to change his
>>     opinion on that.  So since the startup screen will be displayed, the
>>     only way out of this is to display both the startup buffer and the
>>     file buffer.
>> There is no room for both in an ordinary size terminal.
>> (It was a struggle just to get the startup buffer to fit.)
>> So this is a non-starter.
> You mean that you added the constraint that even when started with
> a filename and even on a small terminal, the startup screen should
> be immediately visible in its entirety?
>         Stefan
> PS: What is an "ordinary size terminal" nowadays?

80x24 is the default startup for most, and that needs to work.

If we start Emacs with a file name, how about having a clickable
excerpt of your file (with the obvious implication) instead of the

David Kastrup, Kriemhildstr. 15, 44793 Bochum

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