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Re: color depth on Windows

From: Reiner Steib
Subject: Re: color depth on Windows
Date: Fri, 19 Oct 2007 09:29:56 +0200
User-agent: Gnus/5.110007 (No Gnus v0.7) Emacs/23.0.50 (gnu/linux)

On Thu, Oct 18 2007, Juanma Barranquero wrote:

> On 10/18/07, Maciej <address@hidden> wrote:
>> Afterthought: I really wish one of the opening screens of Emacs made
>> mention to the missing graphics libraries, in bold/red.  IMHO it is a
>> general expectation for programs to "just work" right out-of-the -box
>> in Windows (whether this ideal is reached is another story), and
>> properly colored toolbar icons would seem like a standard/necessary
>> feature of any Windows program.  As such, this lack of the XPM library
>> causes the default Emacs binary to be not fully functional, and it
>> would thus make sense to alert the user of the problem, and how to
>> solve it (in a more explicit/direct way than an optional README file).
> I suggest you send that as a bug / feature request (with M-x
> report-emacs-bug).

There has been a discussion on including the DLLs in the next
emacs-22.* file in July, see
<>.  I don't
know about the plans of Jason (IIRC, he has built the Windows
binaries), i.e. if he wants to provide ""
(including image DLLs) or do this for Emacs 22.2.

Bye, Reiner.
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