[racket] comment colors in DrRacket

From: Todd O'Bryan (toddobryan at gmail.com)
Date: Tue Jun 21 09:29:04 EDT 2011

When my students print files on a black and white printer without
turning off syntax coloring, the comments are really hard to read.

Maybe a slate gray or something? You want comments to be easily
readable and easily ignorable--that's a hard sweet spot to hit.


On Mon, Jun 20, 2011 at 11:20 PM, Neil Van Dyke <neil at neilvandyke.org> wrote:
> Anyone have opinions on DrRacket's yellow default color for comments?  Is it
> OK, great, lousy?
> If you want to email me directly, I will summarize responses.
> You could also mention if you use a background color other than white.
> (Reason for asking... I'm writing a new Emacs mode for Racket.  I have
> gotten the syntax-coloring very consistent with DrRacket, but I am
> personally bothered by the comments' yellow snow color scheme -- perhaps
> yellow snow with a liver condition.  Probably, it just takes a while to get
> used to, since I have personally been using green and then cyan for a long
> time.  So, I plan to have the Emacs mode's default comment color be
> consistent with DrRacket, unless I hear huge opposition to the yellow.)
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