blue term color in xorg (was: Re: HEADSUP: X.Org conversion)
eischen at vigrid.com
Sun Jul 25 08:04:53 PDT 2004
On Sun, 25 Jul 2004, Thomas Dickey wrote:
> On Sat, Jul 24, 2004 at 10:58:36PM -0400, Daniel Eischen wrote:
> > On Sat, 24 Jul 2004, Thomas Dickey wrote:
> > > On Sat, Jul 24, 2004 at 06:44:32PM +0400, Toxa wrote:
> > > > Ok, my migrating from XFree to X.Org finished smoothly, without any error, thanks
> > > > for a great job! But I have to mention about console colors in xterm, blue color
> > > > becomes much more LIGHT blue, it's a definitively xorg issue, because of the
> > > > same things in linux (I turned my slackware to xorg few weeks ago). Well, my
> > > > mutt color scheme looks ugly with it, midnight commanter is totally ugly too
> > > > :) You may take a look to a new X colors: http://dabsd.nm.ru/xorg.png (~200
> > > > kb)
> > >
> > > that's fixed upstream.
> > >
> > > xterm supports ANSI color, VT220 emulation and UTF-8
> > > There's an faq at
> > > http://invisible-island.net/xterm/xterm.faq.html
> > > ftp://invisible-island.net/xterm/
> > Can you vague that up a bit more?
> The "xterm supports" is a boilerplate (F1 on my keyboard) that I use
> for pointers to further reading. Though it occurs to me that there's
> probably no direct link from the faq to my changelog
> the file is also included in the tarballs.
The question was why are the colors different. I failed to find
an answer in any of the replies. After searching the rather large
changelog, I find in Patch #180 - 2003/10/12 - XFree86 126.96.36.199:
"use color resource setting from Debian package for xterm VT100
widget, since the choice of blues provides better contrast."
If the default color scheme was purposely changed, would not an
easier answer had simply been "the default color scheme has
changed; use Xdefaults to tailor"?
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