Bug#167495: xterm: /etc/X11/app-defaults/XTerm-color shouldn't define unnecessary resources
On Mon, Nov 04, 2002 at 12:19:50PM -0500, Branden Robinson wrote:
> 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.
> Some people do, like the authors of fbcon for linux. Check out that
> shade of blue sometime.
Yes, the linux console colors are rather nice, but the VT100*color4 don't
comes close to being as readable as the console one, which seems (to me)
to be a shade darker.