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Re: lynx-dev What's with the ncurses colors?

From: T.E.Dickey
Subject: Re: lynx-dev What's with the ncurses colors?
Date: Sat, 30 Oct 1999 07:03:53 -0400 (EDT)

> I agree that the "linux" ncv should have bit 1 (underline) set - no 
> argument. 
> It probably also should have bit 4 (dim) set.  Both are simulated as 
> colors (overriding fg color as set by CSI 3x m completely), there isn't 
> a pricipal difference.  (uust that dim isn't much used in practice) 

yes (I mostly only "see" dim in the test screen).  Not many terminals implement
> I think the adding-in of bold wasn't always there; it was "closer" then. 

I'm not certain (it still looks to me to be the same - but then that's
discounting the hidden translation of underline to bold in slang - so maybe
I'm not looking closely enough).

But I'll look closer at the bold+colors (we should have a test-screen for
lynx that shows all of the types on one screen, to make it simpler to
>    Klaus 

Thomas E. Dickey

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