[NTG-context] \framed[backgroundcolor=x] might imply \framed[background=color]

Peter Rolf indiego at gmx.net
Tue Sep 2 23:57:27 CEST 2008


Johan Sandblom schrieb:
> So perhaps as expected it turns out that the limitation was only in my
> imagination. Thanks for the responses.
>
It's limited by your main focus. The drawbacks of specialismn (mine is
graphics, so I surely lack the textual part [not always (some would say
most times) aware of it]) :D

> Johan
> 
> 2008/9/2 Hans Hagen <pragma at wxs.nl>:
>> Peter Rolf wrote:
>>> Johan Sandblom schrieb:
>>>> What would be the drawback of allowing
>>>>
>>>> backgroundcolor=n imply background=color
>>>>
>>>> and
>>>>
>>>> backgroundscreen=x imply background=screen
>>>>
>>>> in the setup to \framed. Background compatibility should not be an
>>>> issue and I am failing to imagine cases where it would not be
>>>> desirable.
>>>>
>>> The background parameter is not fixed to 'color' or 'screen'. You can
>>> use any type of overlay background (which itself can use the parameter
>>> backgroundcolor). So the usage of 'backgroundcolor' doesn't always imply
>>> 'screen=color'. At least not in my macros.. :)
>> is anyone using screen? deep down it's already mapped onto color anyway
>> (the color mechanism will reduce colors anyway) .. if not, we might as
>> well remove it from mkiv
>>
I can live without (and it's not a big deal to get the same effect with
a slightly different setup). So if it doesn't hurt too much, cut of the
old pigtails. *ConTeXt is a democratic kingdom* ;)

Regards, Peter

>> Hans
>>
>> ps. it dates from the time where not all printers could print gray areas
>> and fallbacks were needed (fakes, real old code often)
>>
must be from the time before I was born (or realized what a printer is) ...

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