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Re: "modern" colors Re: Changes for emacs 28

From: Ricardo Wurmus
Subject: Re: "modern" colors Re: Changes for emacs 28
Date: Sat, 12 Sep 2020 15:55:18 +0200
User-agent: mu4e 1.4.13; emacs 27.1

Arthur Miller <arthur.miller@live.com> writes:

> Anyway, if you gonna include a new theme or color framework in Emacs, I
> think you should include Solarized as ported by B. Batsov:
> https://github.com/bbatsov/solarized-emacs
> Furthermore his theme could be simplified and ported to a framework,
> call it "colorized" which could consist of 8 base colors + 8 accented
> colors + 8 lighter/darker accented colors. That gives a total of
> framework 32 colors, which should be more then enough to theme a
> screen/application.
> […] Maybe there could
> be a color guidance and framework for extensions to use and follow to
> offer more visual coherence as well as ease of modding and choosing a
> color theme. I think Batsov's Solarized makes a good candidate to turn
> it into such framework.

I support this motion.

Solarized is very easy on the eyes, available for many other
applications, and it is the result of a simple set of harmonized colours
that are optimized for equal contrast.

It can easily be customized to use different colours without looking


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