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Re: Info-title-1-face is illegible on light background

From: Jesper Harder
Subject: Re: Info-title-1-face is illegible on light background
Date: Thu, 29 Jan 2004 17:34:24 +0100
User-agent: Gnus/5.110002 (No Gnus v0.2) Emacs/21.3.50 (gnu/linux)

Eli Zaretskii <address@hidden> writes:

>> `Info-title-1-face' (yellow) is very hard to read in a colour terminal
>> with a light background.
> I suspect that this is something specific to the precise definition
> of "yellow" on that specific terminal.  What kind of terminal is
> that? xterm? console? something else?

Every terminal I tried: xterm, rxvt, gnome-terminal, konsole (the KDE
terminal app).

> The default face definitions were carefully crafted to give reasonably
> good results on a wide variety of color-capable text terminals, so I'd
> advise against any changes to them at this time, especially extreme
> changes such as the one you suggest.

Well, I don't think bright yellow on white is readable on _any_
terminal, so it's a pretty bad default for light backgrounds.

Actually, I'm a little curious about which terminal you're using to
get a readable result out of this colour combination.

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