Re: Better default background

On Fri, 2003-06-06 at 19:14, Alan wrote:
> On Fri, Jun 06, 2003 at 02:04:51PM -0400, Dave Camp wrote:
> > On Fri, 2003-06-06 at 13:55, Julien Olivier wrote:
> > > I know I'll sound quite "retro"... but what about black ? 
> > 
> > Black... LIKE MY SOUL.
> > 
> > But seriously, I think we'd like to have a somewhat bright and cheerful
> > appearance by default.  A black background is kinda depressing.
> Agreed... black is kinda... well, black.  How about dark though?  Dark
> grey or blue or something, with an overlay ala redhat?  Personally I
> prefer lighter, but if someone wants to whip up a screenshot to convince
> me (and others)...

Yeah, black is a bit dark. I quite like #677587 as a dark grey-y-blue:

And yeah, and I've yet to be convinced but here is the same with
the redhat sunrays thing:
(we obviously wouldn't want to use their one, but just to get the idea)

Mark Finlay <sisob eircom net>

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