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SubjectRe: Background to the argument about CML2 design philosophy
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On Tuesday 22 May 2001 16:42, john slee wrote:
> On Mon, May 21, 2001 at 10:00:07PM +0200, Urban Widmark wrote:
> > On Mon, 21 May 2001, Eric S. Raymond wrote:
> > > the NEW tag). That phase ended almost a month ago. Nobody who
> > > has actually tried the CML2 tools more recently has reported that
> > > the UI changes present any difficulty.
> >
> > What happened with the discussion on configurable colors in make
> > menuconfig? Darkblue on black as frozen options get isn't exactly
> > optimal ... at least not for my eyes. Being next to a bold, white
> > text doesn't help either.
>
> if you don't like dark blue on black, change your terminal colours.
> then you won't find it hard to read in other applications either.

On the first day of my graduate course 'Advanced Topics in Computer
Graphics' the professor walked in and wrote on the blackboard "Never
Use Blue on Black".

Yes, we had blackboards then. No, our eyes have not evolved since
then. ;-)

--
Daniel
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