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Re: min-colors 88

From: Eli Zaretskii
Subject: Re: min-colors 88
Date: Fri, 28 Jan 2022 15:17:51 +0200

> Date: Fri, 28 Jan 2022 13:53:10 +0100 (CET)
> From:
> Cc: Help Gnu Emacs <>
> > The colors "defined" for TTY frames are set up in tty-colors.el, and
> > they don't depend on the number of colors that the terminal actually
> > supports.
> >
> Looking at tty-colors.el, a 16-bit values is being used for each of the three 
> colours 
> (R[0-65535] , G[0-65535] , B[0-65535]).  Giving more possibilities than 
> 24-bit total values
> (with 8-bit values for each of the three colours.
> tty-color-define (w32console.el) passes each supported color, its index, and 
> its RGB values.
> In tty-color-define, each one of the RGB components is a number between 0 and 
> 65535 (16bit).
> But unsure how many get passed to tty-color-define.  There is nothing 
> specified in the .c files
> about this.

What exactly is the question you want to ask?  Or what is the problem
you are trying to solve?  And how are the above observations related
to those questions/problems?

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