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Re: ANSI bg colour outside of prompt area

On Sun, Feb 22, 2015 at 4:10 PM, ZyX <kp-pav@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> It is the first time I saw any “bash convert” needing this feature. I think
> that if you create a poll you will see that almost everybody will vote for
> either “WTF are you talking about?”, “Who may need this behaviour?” or
> “Sure,
> this option is cool. Doesn’t mean I am going to ever use it though.”

Those were pretty much my thoughts as well. I have never once in the 30+
years I've been programming wanted to change the default background color
of an existing terminal session on the fly; i.e., outside of a particular
app. This is something you spend a few minutes every five years or so
deciding on your personal preference then set once and forget about it. If
you like different background colors to signify a particular purpose for a
given terminal you, again, figure out what those should be then create an
easy mechanism for invoking a terminal with the desired characteristics (be
it background color, width, height, or anything else).

> Thus I would say that implementing such option is a pure waste of time.

Agreed. Please do not implement this. There are already way too many zsh
options with very limited utility but which cause much confusion.

Kurtis Rader
Caretaker of the exceptional canines Junior and Hank

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