straw-man 3.2 default preferences

Martin Drautzburg martin.drautzburg at
Fri Apr 19 05:18:23 UTC 2002

Ned Konz <ned at> writes:

> On Thursday 18 April 2002 09:35 pm, I wrote:
> > As far as the colors go, I could see using the pastel colors too.
> Or not. I guess I've gotten used to the candy-colored "bright" colors 
> that come stock with Squeak.

The window colors, bright or pastel just don't look right. 

Having different window colors may not be a problem per se, but it is
difficult to chose the colors in way so it does not look like an

It might look better if there were fewer different colors and we play
more with saturation and brightness to distinguish the windows. But I
am not a designer.

The pastel colors look like an half hearted attempt to solve the
problem of the bright colors.

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