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Re: Using Emacs in fbterm.

From: Eli Zaretskii
Subject: Re: Using Emacs in fbterm.
Date: Tue, 30 Aug 2022 15:10:55 +0300

> Date: Tue, 30 Aug 2022 12:04:24 +0000
> From: Gregory Heytings <gregory@heytings.org>
> cc: acm@muc.de, schwab@linux-m68k.org, emacs-devel@gnu.org
> > But since fbterm doesn't always announce itself as such, but instead 
> > calls itself "linux", this is not reliable enough, is it?
> It is.  There are two cases: if it calls itself "linux", you get eight 
> colors, and everything works as expected with those eight colors.  If it 
> calls itself "fbterm", you get wrong colors (without the patch).
> (And of course we can also tell users to set TERM=fbterm in the FAQ 
> entry.)

Maybe it's worth telling this in a comment in fbterm.el?  I mean that
if the user's fbterm doesn't identify itself as such, they will get
only 8 colors, unless they fiddle with the environment.

> >> And how can I check whether compositions should be disabled, that is, 
> >> if they confuse cursor movement?
> >
> > There are some compositions in HELLO, and you can also try some long 
> > Emoji sequences.
> >
> As far as I can tell, cursor movement works as expected with 
> auto-composition-mode t.
> So I suggest the following patch, with an additional note in the FAQ 
> entry.

Thanks, this is fine by me.

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