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

From: pancake <>
Date: Sat, 2 Apr 2011 14:04:31 +0200

We should start sending mails in ansi. html sucks.

I still think that were still in time to not apply the patch and fix buggy apps.. I mean. Current screens doesnt have those limitations to keep maintaining nonsense hacks.

We can probably write a text explaining the issue and a list of affected apps.

On 01/04/2011, at 20:19, Anders Andersson <> wrote:

> "Bold" must be pretty new. To me it's always been "Bright", and that's
> how the colour escape codes are defined, and the CGA display with four
> bits for Red/Green/Blue/Intensity. If you can't show the bright
> colours correctly due to a lack of colour registers or bitplanes, you
> have to resort to other methods of making the letters stand out a
> little more, for example making them bolder.
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