On Sep 11, 2005, at 9:57 AM, thomas Aylott wrote:
Who uses what theme in textMate?
All Hallow's Eve
What themes have you used from previous systems or
visual studio? dreamweaver? bbedit? foo.app?
Do you like them?
BBEdit's factory colors. I liked it at the time.
SciTE's factory colors on Windows. I like it fine also.
Do you like black backgrounds? Do you like colored
Yup. Dark and desaturated is easier on my eyes. Also, it makes it
less likely for the light from my laptop to awaken my wife when I'm
coding in bed later than I ought to be :)
Do you hate excessive use of background colors? ...for
page? ...for individual elements?
For individual elements, yes. Per-item BG color changes should be
reserved for the current line, or something really odd (like SciTE's
highlighting of the remainder of a line when a string literal remains
Do you like high contrast? Do you prefer lower
High contrast is a'ight in small doses.
Do you like having a bunch of different colors or
would you prefer
one with shades of only a few colors?
Hrm, I'm using All Hallow's Eve, so apparently garish is good with me.
What colors do you like? Please give examples.
For my wallpaper/bedsheets - dark saturated colors, dark desaturated
colors, or light desaturated. Slate blues and mint greens and
Do you have synisthesia? Are certain elements
'supposed' to be a
What languages do you want to have colored?
Ruby, ERB, HTML
Do you want different languages to have different
Per-language coloring isn't a terrible idea, but I think that when
languages share common atoms (strings, numbers, regexp, keywords,
variable names, etc.) that those languages should share the same
color for the atoms, to reinforce the color-to-object mapping at all