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Re: Making `x-underline-at-descent-line' a face attribute

From: Eli Zaretskii
Subject: Re: Making `x-underline-at-descent-line' a face attribute
Date: Fri, 07 Jan 2022 09:17:10 +0200

> From: Po Lu <luangruo@yahoo.com>
> Cc: Eli Zaretskii <eliz@gnu.org>,  Jim Porter <jporterbugs@gmail.com>,
>   emacs-devel@gnu.org
> Date: Fri, 07 Jan 2022 08:55:53 +0800
> Juri Linkov <juri@linkov.net> writes:
> >> In general, I think the visual appearance of tab-bar and tab-line
> >> buttons needs a lot of love and care; what we have now simply looks
> >> badly, IMNSHO.  We've basically copied the code that displays the tool
> >> bar, but without the attention that was at the time given to the
> >> visual appearance of the (native tool-bar buttons.  The result is that
> >> the tool-bar buttons look much prettier than the tab bar and the tab
> >> lines.  Compare our tab bar with that of any of the Web browsers out
> >> there, and you will see what I mean.  there's no good reason why our
> >> tabs couldn't look as pretty as those of the browser, the only problem
> >> is that it involves coding in C, not Lisp.  I still hope someone with
> >> experience in graphics programming will do that.
> > Everyone with experience in graphics programming is welcome.
> So basically what people want is to clone the appearance of, say,
> Mozilla Firefox's tabs?

Not necessarily clone what Firefox (or any other browser) does, but
IMO we should have our tabs look much more professional
(a.k.a. "pretty") than they look now.  if we don't reproduce the looks
of the browser tabs, but our tab buttons are good looking, that's good
enough for me.

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