[arch-general] [OT] sight-saver colours

Mario Figueiredo mario.figueiredo at quiettech.org
Fri Aug 6 11:56:33 EDT 2010

On 06-08-2010 12:27, Jan Steffens wrote:
> On Fri, Aug 6, 2010 at 1:10 PM, F. Gr.<fgr at anche.no>  wrote:
>> Hi,
>> in your opinion, what is the best combination of text and background
>> colour so as not to tire our eyes? I think we spend many hours in
>> front of a monitor.
>> I've been using the following one:
>> text       ->  #000000
>> background ->  #F6F6FF (in the past also #F8F4FF, #EDE9E3, and others)
> Always depends on the monitor. You could reduce the backlight
> brightness instead of making the background gray.

Precisely. I prefer to adjust the monitor. Assuming of course the 
monitor have good brightness adjustment controls.
If I find they tend to blur more then they reduce brightness, then 
there's indeed no other option than set the term foreground color.

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