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

From: Arthur Miller
Subject: Re: "modern" colors Re: Changes for emacs 28
Date: Sat, 12 Sep 2020 16:31:53 +0200
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/28.0.50 (gnu/linux)

Ricardo Wurmus <rekado@elephly.net> writes:

> 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
> “strange”.
I guess most of you are familiar with Solarized, but for those that are
not here is the original author's page that explains "the science"
behind it:


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