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Re: Info faces

From: Eli Zaretskii
Subject: Re: Info faces
Date: Thu, 19 Oct 2000 11:05:10 +0200 (IST)

On Wed, 18 Oct 2000, I wrote:

> I didn't add to `color-name-rgb-alist' more lightFOO colors beyond
> what's already in rgb.txt, because it turns out that what's called
> "lightred" on a VGA is actually called "red" by rgb.txt (judging by
> the RGB values), and a similar situation exists with all the other
> lightFOO colors (see pc-win.el).  Having "lightred" and "red" both map
> to the same RGB values in `color-name-rgb-alist' would produce
> confusing counter-intuitive results, which I wanted to avoid.
> I will add a comment along these lines to tty-colors.el, lest someone
> in the future will be tempted to add the ``missing'' colors.

Done.  I encourage everybody who needs to futz with defface to read the 
commentary at the beginning of tty-colors.el.

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