cvs commit: www/en/docproj current.sgml
oberman at es.net
Tue Dec 7 09:58:15 PST 2004
> Date: Tue, 7 Dec 2004 15:29:27 +0100
> From: Alexander Leidinger <Alexander at Leidinger.net>
> Sender: owner-cvs-all at freebsd.org
> Zitat von Ceri Davies <ceri at submonkey.net>:
> > > Perhaps we should sit down and come up with a valid color scheme
> > > which we could all agree on?
> > I don't mind. I've started using blue in my own stuff (e.g.
> > http://shrike.submonkey.net/~ceri/doc/articles/dns-primer/) which I
> > think looks nicer than red, but that's a real bikeshed for now.
> Blue is a cold color. Depending on what you want to achieve it's
> appropriate, or not...
> Personally I don't think we should use a cold color.
Blue is commonly thought of as "cold", but it is also the color to which
the human eye is least responsive. On a white background a reasonably
dark blue is pretty readable because to the luminance receptors (rods) on the
retina, but it is poor in combination with other colors when there is
not much luminance variation. It tends to look very fuzzy.
R. Kevin Oberman, Network Engineer
Energy Sciences Network (ESnet)
Ernest O. Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (Berkeley Lab)
E-mail: oberman at es.net Phone: +1 510 486-8634
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