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Re: Color themes

From: Leo
Subject: Re: Color themes
Date: Tue, 11 Aug 2009 02:32:17 +0100
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/23.0.60 (gnu/linux)

On 2009-08-11 00:48 +0100, Juri Linkov wrote:
>> I am thinking about if each buffer is an icon, how to make sure they
>> look like, for example, tango by using the 28 colors in its style
>> guide only.
> Color themes and palettes are different things but both are useful.
> A color theme redefines every face individually whereas a palette
> reduces them to a list of predefined colors.
> Actually, Emacs already has palette support on text-only terminals
> with a small number of colors with the help of the function
> `tty-color-approximate' that finds the closest color among the
> known colors.

Well if you consider that a palette, it is one forced by the limitation
of the terminal. So you can't carefully pick good colours to form a
palette for text editing.

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