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Re: [Lynx-dev] link background in lynx-2.8.6-27

From: Thomas Dickey
Subject: Re: [Lynx-dev] link background in lynx-2.8.6-27
Date: Tue, 05 Feb 2013 06:52:51 -0500
User-agent: Mutt/1.5.20 (2009-06-14)

On Mon, Feb 04, 2013 at 01:28:42PM -0500, Stephen Isard wrote:
> On Sun, 3 Feb 2013, Thomas Dickey |lynx-dev| wrote:
> <snip>
> >That might help - sometimes.  The availability of dark/light colors depends
> >on the terminal configuration.  The status colors are yellow-on-blue.
> >Gray might produce the same issue (equating to black).
> The standard terminal configurations for gnome-terminal, xterm and
> rxvt with this linux distribution are all fine with gray.  I've read
> the comments in lynx.cfg, but there must be some background
> knowledge, maybe something about how terminals or ncurses work, that
> I'm missing.  I don't see how the comments are telling me, assuming
> that my terminal has a white background, that specifying a black
> background for link text will produce a white background, while
> specifying a gray one will give me a gray one.  But never mind,
> you've told me what I need to fix my own setup and I'll report the
> problem I had to the packagers and let them decide what, if
> anything, to do.
> Best regards,

No problem (I'll revisit this to see how portable the suggested changes
would be).

Thomas E. Dickey <address@hidden>

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