[PATCH] color: add default colors for draft and secret changes

Augie Fackler raf at durin42.com
Wed May 27 00:06:53 CDT 2015

On Tue, May 26, 2015 at 05:17:34PM -0500, Matt Mackall wrote:
> On Tue, 2015-05-26 at 14:35 -0700, Pierre-Yves David wrote:
> > Were it is used, 'red' is not used to color the node id, it is used to
> > color the '{troubles}' content. We probably need a 'troubles' line in hg
> > log with such label.
> >
> > But my point goes further that 'is this data orthogonal'. What I'm
> > trying to say here is:
> >
> >    I would like to revert all 'read' output to 'problematic state' that
> > requires user attention.
> That's a great idea.. for people who can see red well. But it's also the
> color that I (and many other people) are LEAST likely to notice, so
> you're not exactly selling me on this point.
> Can I interest you in red_background? This I might notice.

+1 to not trying to make red semantically valuable on the command line
in terms of danger - it's just not easy to read for my eyes in general
(I believe I've tweaked my terminal emulator configs at least on OS X
to be more readable somehow as long as 10 years ago, because red is so
hard to see. It likes to pretend to be black.)

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