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Re: ding - too often (OS X and in general)

From: Christian Schlauer
Subject: Re: ding - too often (OS X and in general)
Date: Tue, 21 Jun 2005 13:35:24 +0200
User-agent: Gnus/5.1006 (Gnus v5.10.6) Emacs/21.3 (windows-nt)


YAMAMOTO Mitsuharu <address@hidden> writes:

>>>>>> On Thu, 26 May 2005 18:51:16 +0200, Christian Schlauer <address@hidden> 
>>>>>> said:
>> I have a friend that runs Emacs on Mac OS X with visible-bell set to
>> t. On Windows, it flashes the title bar of the frame. Okay. On
>> GNU/Linux, it flashes the minibuffer and the first line in the
>> buffer.  Okay. On OS X, it is really irritating: the _whole_ screen
>> flashes (not only the Emacs frame), like the screen is going to
>> explode. When one works in a little darker environment, it really
>> blinds the user.
> That is caused by `FlashMenuBar' calls in XTflash, and it used to
> flash only the menu bar part as its name stands for on Mac OS 9.  I
> also think the current behavior on Mac OS X is too much.
> The following patch replaces such calls with inversions of the
> minibuffer and the first line as in X11.  Do we need to leave the
> current behavior?

I checked out CVS Emacs on 2005-06-18, and it still flashes the whole
screen (and it does that frequently, for example when one scrolls the
buffer to its ends with the mouse wheel). I just want to ask if you
got any (positive or negative) feedback concerning the patch you
proposed (which I haven't tried, I just ran `./make-package

Christian Schlauer

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