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Bug#167495: xterm: /etc/X11/app-defaults/XTerm-color shouldn't define unnecessary resources

On Mon, Nov 04, 2002 at 12:48:24PM +0100, Vincent Lefevre wrote:
> On Sun, Nov 03, 2002 at 23:37:50 -0500, Branden Robinson wrote:
> > On Sun, Nov 03, 2002 at 11:37:25PM +0100, Eduard Bloch wrote:
> > > Btw, please remove this color definition:
> > > 
> > > *VT100*color4: DodgerBlue1
> > > 
> > > Color4 is used by many applications as foreground color, and I do not
> > > know any person that likes it.
> > 
> > I will not.  It is too hard to read on black, especially when using
> > small fonts where the stroke width in glyphs is only one pixel.
> I have no problem in reading it.
> > /etc/X11/app-defaults/XTerm-color is a conffile.  If you don't like it,
> > change it.
> Yes, but this is not fine for users who have lots of Debian machines
> or users who don't have a root access and can't change it.
> It would be fine if this could be controled via an environment variable,
> though. For instance, one directory for resources set by the author of
> the program and one directory for resources set by the package maintener.
> If I've understood correctly, the user can still use the XFILESEARCHPATH
> environment variable to choose what he wants.

I have :

*VT100*color4: SteelBlue1
*VT100*color12: DodgerBlue1

in my .Xdefaults file. I know there is another ressource file you may
want to use in priority to this one, but it works fine for what you


Sven Luther

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