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Re: -rv on a tty

From: Jan Djärv
Subject: Re: -rv on a tty
Date: Sun, 5 Dec 2010 11:13:06 +0100

5 dec 2010 kl. 05:07 skrev Eli Zaretskii <address@hidden>:

>> From: Chong Yidong <address@hidden>
>> Cc: address@hidden
>> Date: Sat, 04 Dec 2010 17:53:40 -0500
>> Eli Zaretskii <address@hidden> writes:
>>> Bug #5421 is a regression from Emacs 22, so I think it should be fixed
>>> before releasing v23.3.
>> I'll take a look at it if I find the time
> Thanks.
>> but I do with the -rv option had never been invented.  It seems to
>> serve no purpose except make redisplay more complicated.
> I agree that it complicates things, but I think we didn't invent it:
> it's a standard option of every GUI application on X, isn't it?

It was standard on Xt-based applications, but not so for Gtk+ or Qt-based 

Switching foreground and background was easy back then with old style fonts.  
With aa-fonts and transparency things are more complicated.

        Jan D.

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