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Re: Coming to closure on ae...

On Tue, May 05, 1998 at 04:48:28PM +0300, Carlos Barros wrote:
> On Wed, 6 May 1998, Anand Kumria wrote:
>   > > There doesn't seem to be a "reliable" method for determining whether or
>   > > not you are in an xterm. Any method so far suggested has "natural" 
>   > > configuration situations that break the method.
>   > 
>   >   How about just checking for the existance of the DISPLAY variable?
>   > 
> What about trying to connext to X server, and if an error, do it in
> terminal mode.

Which would result in opening X connections when working on the
console.  No, that's not funny, this already happened with urlview
here, not funny to wait for your browser/editor while it runs somewhere
on X.



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