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Re: face at point

From: Fredrik Staxeng
Subject: Re: face at point
Date: 19 Nov 2002 07:24:42 +0100
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Miles Bader <> writes:

>As Eli said in an earlier message, there is an informal policy to try
>to keep the light-background and dark-background variants of a face at
>least `similar,' which sometimes complicates things.

This is neither possible or desirable. A black background needs
a light foreground color, and vice versa. Yellow work against
black background, but there is no yellowish color that works 
against white. Cyan and magenta work a _tiny_ bit better, you 
can read the text, but they still don't make good foregrounds
on white.

Fredrik Stax\"ang | rot13:

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