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Re: lynx-dev Re: How do I get the background to be white instead of grey
Re: lynx-dev Re: How do I get the background to be white instead of grey?
Tue, 25 Apr 2000 18:20:58 -0700 (PDT)
On Tue, 25 Apr 2000, David Woolley wrote:
> > However, I cannot set the background to the purest white (or should that
> > be brightwhite).
> That's a fundamental limitation of PC character mode display hardware;
> There are three bits each of foreground and background colour, 1 bit
> of foreground intensity and one bit which can either be blink or
> underscore. Note there is no background intensity bit.
I believe that slang for DOS uses the blink bit for intensity, hence
the bright background when lynx is compiled with slang.