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Re: Turning off colorization

From: Stephen J. Turnbull
Subject: Re: Turning off colorization
Date: Wed, 05 Nov 2014 11:10:57 +0900

Kelvin White writes:
 > > I wish it was called colorization-mode instead of font-lock. I think
 > > font-lock is a more and more confusing name.
 > I agree, I've often wondered what was the idea behind that name,
 > just makes no sense to me... Unless I'm missing something here

Are you too young to have read a computer science textbook on paper?

Originally the idea was black and white presentation (colored pixels
were too fat for high density text) using fonts and faces to express
what today we use color to express.

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