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SubjectRe: [PATCH] ncurses based config V2

On Tue, Nov 25, 2008 at 4:33 AM, Roman Zippel <> wrote:
> Hi,
> On Mon, 24 Nov 2008, Sam Ravnborg wrote:
>> > - colors are too dark.
>> Seconded. Please try to find a lighter set of default colors.
>> You may be inspired by one of the menuconfig color-sets.
>> I agree that we could use a lift here - so please do not go for the
>> default color set of menuconfig.
> Well, the current colors seems to usable on wide variety of terminals, but
> I'm not colorblind, so I can't really complain. :)
> Before we keep discussing the colors, I'd rather suggest to drop them
> completely and maybe use colors for what actually needs attention.

The idea is using colors to give it a more modern look. Dropping
colors will bring us back to the "dark ages"...

>> > - I'm not convinced that the parenthesis around hotkeys make the menu
>> > that much readable, especially when there are lots of short words or
>> > even acronyms. Eg :
>> > [ ] (U)TS namespace
>> > [ ] (I)PC namespace
>> > [ ] (U)ser namespace (EXPERIMENTAL)
>> > [ ] (P)ID Namespaces (EXPERIMENTAL)
>> This looks like some ancient stuff and it must be a better way to
>> show the short-cuts.
> The parenthesis make it really annoying to read...

I agree. See my earlier response to Sam.

>> I would really appreciate if you could look into the above issues.
>> If you do a repost with this fixed I will try to do a proper review,
>> including code-review next time.
> The code is rather large, so it might be better to split the code into two
> sources, one for kconfig logic and the other for the interface logic, so
> it becomes easier to read and maintain.


Thanks for your interest.

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