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From: "Francesco Pizzolante" <fpz-djc/iPCCuDYQheJpep6IedvLeJWuRmrY@public.gmane.org>
To: Bastien <bzg-mXXj517/zsQ@public.gmane.org>
Cc: emacs-orgmode-mXXj517/zsQ@public.gmane.org,
	"Stefan-W. Hahn"
Subject: Re: Fontification of org code block not printed
Date: Fri, 01 Aug 2014 09:31:44 +0200	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <8738dgk6n3.fsf@somewhere.org> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <87lhrdtmyq.fsf-E3UqQZAQFPqWIDz0JBNUog@public.gmane.org> (Bastien's message of "Mon, 28 Jul 2014 18:57:37 +0200")

Hi Bastien,

> This is the fault of Org.
> I fixed this in master by removing `org-block-background'.
> This is radical but I think this is really better:
> http://orgmode.org/cgit.cgi/org-mode.git/commit/?id=f8b42e8
> Sebastien, let's think about another way of getting a
> color for the background, if that's really needed.

I have to say that I'm surprised about the way this issue has been
fixed. Let me tell you why.

1) The fix 'simply' removes a useful Org functionality, which I use for
   3 years now, without providing any alternative.

2) The first approach would have been to try to fix the issue instead of
   completely removing the functionality which, as I already said, is
   present since a long time.

3) A possible workaround, without completely removing
   org-block-background, would have been to add a variable in order for
   people to activate (or de-activate) it and use it (or avoid the

4) To conclude, according to Stefan Monnier (see his answser from
   2014-07-29 11:38), the issue is due to a bug in ps-def.el and not in

> It's a problem in the ps-def.el code which handles the `face' property
> in a "naive" way: it fails to merge the various active face properties
> (from the various overlays and the text-property).

Could you, then, put org-block-background back and let the fix be done
in Emacs and not in Org?

Thanks a lot.


  parent reply	other threads:[~2014-08-01  7:31 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 6+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2014-07-28 16:02 Fontification of org code block not printed Stefan-W. Hahn
2014-07-28 16:57 ` Bastien
2014-07-29 17:07   ` Stefan-W. Hahn
     [not found]   ` <87lhrdtmyq.fsf-E3UqQZAQFPqWIDz0JBNUog@public.gmane.org>
2014-08-01  7:31     ` Francesco Pizzolante [this message]
2015-05-25 12:22       ` Joe Corneli
2014-07-29  9:38 ` Stefan Monnier

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