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Re: highlight failed part of isearch input

From: Juri Linkov
Subject: Re: highlight failed part of isearch input
Date: Mon, 25 Feb 2008 02:17:02 +0200
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>> I don't think we should pick colors for UI design (e.g. defaults) based on
>> their names, but based on their properties. Pick the right color, regardless
>> of what convention we use to name it.
> Colors are to the eye as musical notes are to the ear. The ones that look
> pleasing to the eye have names, and you'd be well advised to use
> them. Defining colors for a UI using hex RGB numbers is the same as
> composing music using frequencies.

I'd like to know the history of rgb.txt, and why unlike musical notes,
color names and values in this file are selected at irregular intervals
without a conceivable logic.

Juri Linkov

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