On 11 Sep 2005, at 16:57, thomas Aylott wrote:
If people seriously want a certain theme, I WILL make it (eventually).
The 'pablo' theme from vim would be nice. Or the colours I use in
XEmacs (basically the default 'dark background' colours, with a deep
Who uses what theme in textMate?
Until I started reading this thread, 'Mac Classic'. I'm currently
experimenting with 'Pastels on Dark', though I think it needs some
tweaking before I'll like it.
What themes have you used from previous systems or
See above; pablo in vim and a tweaked one on XEmacs.
Do you like black backgrounds? Do you like colored
Dark coloured backgrounds, yeah. Either black or a deep blue works
well for me.
Do you hate excessive use of background colors? ...for
page? ...for individual elements?
I find the use of different background colours for individual
elements to be irritating, sometimes. I find blocks of different
colour jarring when I'm trying to read.
Do you like high contrast? Do you prefer lower
High contrast good, particularly if the sun's shining anywhere
nearby. OK, so that only happens, like, two days a year up here in
Do you like having a bunch of different colors or
would you prefer
one with shades of only a few colors?
Different colours. Enough that it's easy to see at a glance what a
particular atom is, where it starts and where it stops. Syntax
highlighting is supposed to be an aid to reading/writing the code,
not just pretty colours. :)
What languages do you want to have colored?
XHTML/XML, Ruby, Python, C++.
Do you want different languages to have different
No. The same type of atom should be the same colour in every
language. If a string is green in Ruby, it should be green in every
language in the world ever.
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