Re: Transparent Aterm misbehavin'.

Ethan (
Sat, 9 Jan 1999 14:23:42 -0800 (PST)

On Sat, 9 Jan 1999, P. J. Bolle wrote:

> 	A day ago (yes, I'm behind), I noticed the threads on aterm,
> and how it not only does transparency, but does it fast. I compiled it
> yesterday evening, and was pleasantly surprised to see that upon
> restart, it seemed to stick around. However, it gives a similar
> headache to that of wterm(?). When AS settles after a restart, the
> once transparent background of aterm becomes a mottled (red background
> behind all text, non-text areas blank) visual mess; the color scheme
> bordering on illegible.
> 	To cut to the chase, is there a fix for this? It appears any
> term supporting transparency causes me grief; could it be a common
> problem?

This is fixed in AfterStep 1.6.3 and 1.7.15.  The same fix applies to 
both aterm and wterm.

Eterm uses a different method of transparency, and until the Eterm 
authors fix it, it will continue to be broken.

Ethan Fischer