Web lists-archives.com

Re: make compilation not so gray




On 26/05/18 00:21, Adam Borowski wrote:
It might be good to pipe output through ansi2txt

Thank you so much for alerting me to ansi2txt. Given the miserable failure of some command line tool authors to contemplate terminal background colours other than black, I have had to endure all manner of workarounds. One investigation revealed ANSI sequences hardcoded in the source with no way to turn them off. The horror.

In my view, colour output should not be the default. Anyone who causes yellow or light green or, worst of all, white text to be displayed on a white background should be dealt with by the a11y police.

Kind regards,

--
Ben Caradoc-Davies <ben@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
Director
Transient Software Limited <https://transient.nz/>
New Zealand