Why not enable font lock by default?
jake.colman at xemacs.org
Fri Jun 29 09:52:33 EDT 2007
Would you be willing to post your C/C++ font-lock customizations (and your
.XDefault since I would want to see your general XEmacs colors too)? I'm
using the colorset that was recommended in InfoDock but I'm always interested
in seeing other ways of doing things.
>>>>> "SJT" == Stephen J Turnbull <stephen at xemacs.org> writes:
SJT> Jason Spiro writes:
>> I wonder: why don't you set the default value of
>> font-lock-auto-fontify to t? It will help newbies who are just trying
>> XEmacs for the first time. Also, even GNU Emacs has nowadays enabled
>> font lock by default: whoever doesn't want it can disable it manually.
SJT> The big hindrance on 21.4 is that if you have the progress gauge
SJT> widget enabled, you will very likely crash.
SJT> I also think most of the font-locking configurations are pretty ugly,
SJT> and have heavily customized my own. But I'm not prepared to inflict my
SJT> environment on unsuspecting newbies.... So, while I won't veto it if
SJT> somebody else wants to, I am not going to do it myself.
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