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Re: lynx-dev lss color-schemes for xterm?

From: Thomas Dickey
Subject: Re: lynx-dev lss color-schemes for xterm?
Date: Sun, 8 Jul 2001 12:05:48 -0400
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On Sun, Jul 08, 2001 at 03:31:48PM +0200, Morten Bo Johansen wrote:
> Thomas E. Dickey <address@hidden> wrote:
> > On Fri, 6 Jul 2001, Morten Bo Johansen wrote:
> >
> > > gray shows as black
> > > lightgray shows as "beige"
> > > brown shows as "green-yellow"
> > 
> > that doesn't fit any patterns I've got in my head - but perhaps your
> > system has color resources set that are overriding the default ones
> > in xterm.  (If you questioned the non-bright background color, that's
> > known, but the green-yellow doesn't sound familiar).  Perhaps a screen
> > dump would show what you're seeing.
> I have attached three small *.pngs to show in purity what those
> colors look like under X. They look okay on the console but
> alas I don't know how to make color screenshots from the
> console so I can't include them for comparison.
> As for the gray color screendump it seems that if you view it
> qiv it will stand out as infact gray on a black background but
> if you view it in 'display' it stands out the way I see it in
> Lynx, as black or extremely dark gray -- much differently than
> on the console at any rate.

running vttest with rxvt, I do see your "lightgray" as a "white" background,
the same for brown (actually yellow) as a background.

attaching a picture...

Thomas E. Dickey <address@hidden>

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