[slime-devel] Re: slime-display-edit-hilights

Marco Baringer mb at bese.it
Mon Dec 19 09:04:40 UTC 2005

Alain.Picard at memetrics.com writes:

> Marco Baringer writes:
>  > 
>  > for those of you who don't follow c.l.l (which is probaly a good idea)
>  > i commited William Bland's patch[1]. see the ChangeLog for details.
> Yeah, that's pretty cool, but there are two major annoyances with it:
>  * It tries to do it's thing even in the REPL.
>    This seems insane; you only want to do this in source files, IMHO

nikodemus fixed this yesterday..

>  * It incessantly nags you by displaying "Setting up face"
>    in the echo area.  If I've turned on this feature, I can
>    SEE that it's highlighting, I don't really need it to TELL
>    me as well.  ;-)

i don't see this.

>  * the default color of the overlay, "yellow", is pretty awful
>    on a "dark" background (I use color-mode-robin-hood, if you
>    want to see what that's like).  I notice that both dark and
>    light are currently set to yellow, so maybe you guys just haven't 
>    made up your mind yet.  I set the face of SLIME-DISPLAY-EDIT-FACE
>    to "sienna", in my setup.  YMMV.

personally i use gray30 :), but i understand your point.

>  * If you can detect that the minor mode highlight-changes-mode
>    is active, you might be better off simply using the faces
>    used therein; (which are highlight-changes-1 highlight-changes-2 etc.)

good idea.

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