Re: [dev] [st] bold as bright (again)

From: Stefan Mark <>
Date: Fri, 01 Apr 2011 15:56:42 +0200

On 01.04.2011 15:50, Ethan Grammatikidis wrote:
> On 1 Apr 2011, at 2:06 pm, pancake wrote:
>> You may see some other differences... and the missuse of bright when bold
>> sometimes hurts my eyes... but some programs just are hard to read
>> without
>> it...
> Why does no-one ever seem to consider just not using programs which are
> broken this badly, or at least filing serious bug reports on them? It's

They are not broken. As far as i understand it, both ways are correct.
Early terminals did not have bold fonts, so bold text was done using
higher brightness (which actually looked bold on these Eye burning
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