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Re: Debian installer and braille

On Sunday 04 May 2008, Samuel Thibault wrote:
> Frans Pop, le Sun 04 May 2008 18:37:41 +0200, a écrit :
> > It would also be good if someone tested the alternative "themes" that
> > were created.
> Are there several of them?  The manual for 4.0 only talks about the dark
> them.

No, we currently only have dark. If it makes sense to develop other themes 
for different kinds of visual limitations, then by all means feel free to 
develop them and submit patches.

> About the dark theme, it would probably be useful to make the text
> lightwhite (CGA color 0x15), not only white/grey (CGA color 0x7)?

That would be fine by me. You are the experts :-)
Please submit a patch.

For the newt frontend I've also seen that text entry boxes are still "yellow 
on blue", which seems inconsistent with the rest of the theme (you first 
see that during network configuration when the hostname is asked).
Also, how about the "red on blue" progress bar?

Note that the graphical installer also supports the dark theme, so please 
give that a try as well (installgui theme=dark).

On Sunday 04 May 2008, Samuel Thibault wrote:
> Also, the text frontend does not follow it, I guess it should be
> feasible to change the framebuffer's colors before running it?

I guess so as long as there's no risk of affecting serial console installs. 
I guess with a test that framebuffer is actually being used that should be 
Again, patches welcome.


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