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Re: [PATCH] About the :distant-foreground face attribute

From: Eli Zaretskii
Subject: Re: [PATCH] About the :distant-foreground face attribute
Date: Wed, 15 Jan 2014 23:12:23 +0200

> Date: Wed, 15 Jan 2014 13:03:29 -0800
> From: Daniel Colascione <address@hidden>
> CC: address@hidden, address@hidden, address@hidden, 
>  address@hidden
> > It has been a long tradition of Emacs not to generalize before there's
> > a clear and present need to.
> Sure. The problem with :adjust-colors or some other specific name, 
> though, is what happens to ordering if we introduce other kinds of 
> filters. If we have :adjust-colors and some hypothetical :adjust-foo, 
> the order in which the adjustments are made becomes unclear.

Again, why should we be bothered by hypothetical attributes?  Let's
bother about them when they become a reality, or at least come close.

> Also, can we please include "post-" in the name of the attribute? I want 
> to emphasize that the filtering happens *after* face merging.

Is it wise to expose implementation details in the interfaces?

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