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Re: Weird problem with inital frame sizing

From: Perry E. Metzger
Subject: Re: Weird problem with inital frame sizing
Date: Thu, 13 Sep 2018 17:34:01 -0400

On Thu, 13 Sep 2018 16:20:10 -0400 Stefan Monnier
<address@hidden> wrote:
> >>       (set-face-attribute 'default nil
> >>                           :family "DejaVu Sans Mono" :height
> >> 140)  
> I'd recommend you move away from set-face-attribute.

What's the reason for that?

> > I need to condition my init on whether I'm running under X, on a
> > terminal, or under cocoa ("ns"), so I need to know the value of
> > window-system when setting things in my init file. (I use a single
> > init file on many different machines for sanity's sake.)  
> Faces can be set on a per-frame basis, and Custom knows how to
> describe face settings that depend on the terminal.
> You can try something like
>     (face-spec-set 'default
>                    '((((type x)) :family "DejaVu Sans Mono" :height
> 140) (((type ns)) :family "Monaco" :height 100)
>                      (t :family :height 120)))

Why is this preferable? And what does it have to do with the overall
problem I'm having?

Perry E. Metzger                address@hidden

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