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Re: colours in diff-mode

From: Miles Bader
Subject: Re: colours in diff-mode
Date: Wed, 18 Feb 2009 12:02:20 +0900

Stefan Monnier <address@hidden> writes:
> It reflects my taste.  As you can see, I like my hilighting to be
> rather subdued, using nuances of grey (which I typically accompany
> with changes of fonts, like italics, bold, ...) rather than the
> customary angry-fruit-salad.
> Other people chose the faces used on a tty, which is why it's so
> different there.

The difference isn't entirely due to taste, I think -- it's much harder
to do "subtle" on an 8-color tty, and IIRC, the non-fruit-salad schemes
suggested for use on ttys were ... not very nice (whereas the X scheme
is pretty good).


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