On Mon, Oct 17, 2016 at 10:53:46PM +0100, Dominik Vogt wrote:
> The last time I've had a system where private colourmap support
> was useful was back in 1991 or so. Many people nowadays probably
> don't even know what it is: On systems with a limited number of
> colours (anybody remembers graphics cards that could only display
> 256 colours in parallel) every window could have its own set of
> colours to use, and when it got the focus, that map would be
> installed, rendering all other windows in funny colours.
> I've honestly no ideas if there are still applications around that
> do that (Netscape was one). Is there a reason to keep it?
I asked about this months ago. I think Dan said there was perhaps an aging
Sun machine somewhere which needed it; presumably also running Netscape4, or
more likely Moasic.
I say remove it.
-- Thomas Adam