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From: Eric Wong <>
To: Mateusz Loskot <>
Subject: Re: Default theme
Date: Fri, 22 Feb 2019 08:50:14 +0000
Message-ID: <20190222085014.mwvkf2mwrb6yeyrh@dcvr> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <>

Mateusz Loskot <> wrote:
> Hi,
> I've noticed the theme has changed, from light to dark,
> while browsing archives.

There was no theme before, just browser defaults.  I mainly use
w3m with a dark terminal, so it was always dark to me.

> Is that permanent change?

I don't know, yet.  I've considered making it random, but that's
probably too disruptive and confusing.

I wouldn't say itself is permanent, though,
either :>

> Is there any way to switch back to light theme as default?
> I mean, other than the colors customization via CSS.

"prefers-color-scheme" media queries may be used to set
to respect user preferences in future browsers.

The way I see it is:  whatever color scheme I choose will make
some people unhappy.  That's why I make sure it's customizable
via user CSS and the CSS class names remain stable.

Note: public-inbox installations do not have a default color
scheme right now.  So it's up to the admin to configure it.

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Thread overview: 12+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2019-02-21 13:36 Mateusz Loskot
2019-02-22  8:50 ` Eric Wong [this message]
2019-02-22 20:39   ` Dmitry Alexandrov
2019-02-23  2:47     ` Eric Wong
2019-02-23 10:56       ` [PATCH 0/2] ensure user CSS always overrides BOFH CSS Eric Wong
2019-02-23 10:56         ` [PATCH 1/2] set "!important" to override BOFH prefs Eric Wong
2019-02-23 10:56         ` [PATCH 2/2] www: prevent '!important' in BOFH-specified CSS Eric Wong
2019-02-23 19:55       ` Default theme Mateusz Loskot
2019-02-22 20:53   ` Mateusz Loskot
2019-02-23  1:19     ` Dmitry Alexandrov
2019-02-23  2:50       ` Eric Wong
2019-02-23 10:49         ` Eric Wong

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