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Debian and Emacs W3




I suggest you pull the color-themes package and play with it, it
will help you out with W3 and other emacs packages as well

>>>>> "Tim" == Tim Cross <tcross@rapttech.com.au> writes:
    Tim> Hi All,
    Tim> 
    Tim> This is a question for other Debian users, especially
    Tim> those running Etch. A week or so ago, Debian released
    Tim> updated w3 packages which included a few patches (these
    Tim> seem to be the ones I was referring to in an earlier
    Tim> e-mail back last month). I now find emacs w3 seems to be
    Tim> working a lot more reliably and is quite usable again.
    Tim> 
    Tim> There is just one irritating issue which I wonder if any
    Tim> other w3 users have come across. As I still have a
    Tim> little vision, which is very sensitive to light, I like
    Tim> to set all my backgrounds to black with light
    Tim> foregrounds. I cannot read the screen, but find this
    Tim> useful sometimes as another cue as to what is going
    Tim> on. I've been using my own modified w3 style sheet for
    Tim> years and its always worked really nicely. However, I
    Tim> now find that on some pages, I get black backgrounds
    Tim> with black foregrounds. When I check the list of faces
    Tim> defined, I find that w3 seems to be generating new faces
    Tim> 'on the fly' and these faces are being defined with
    Tim> foregrounds and backgrounds which are the same
    Tim> colour. I've had a quick look at the sources and it
    Tim> looks like there is some default variable settings that
    Tim> are missing. I'm quite happy to dig down into the
    Tim> sources to try and work out what is going on, but
    Tim> thought I'd just see if anyone else had observed the
    Tim> same behavior and had possibly already done the grunt
    Tim> work. So, if you have found the same thing and ahve
    Tim> already tracked down the problem, please let me know.
    Tim> 
    Tim> For those of you running Debian Etch who have not tried
    Tim> w3 for a while, I would suggest giving it another
    Tim> try. It still has limitations, but its integration with
    Tim> emacspeak is still the best solution. I do expect to
    Tim> still use w3m from time to time, but am going to try and
    Tim> use w3 again more often.
    Tim> 
    Tim> The only really irritating thing missing from w3 is a
    Tim> bookmarks feature - when I try to use bookmarks, it
    Tim> tells me this feature is not implemented yet - which is
    Tim> puzzling as it certainly use to be there.
    Tim> 
    Tim> Tim
    Tim> 
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