On Sat, May 11, 2013 at 3:29 PM, Jehan Pagès wrote:

> Ok. I remembered for instance years ago, when everybody started to
> make their personal website with broken html, most were dark because
> it seemed cooler. Then it was told that dark websites are harder to
> use/read and finally are not that good for the eyes. And indeed now
> nearly all big websites use light colors. You don't see often website
> with a dark bakckground anymore, except those who are still on the
> "cool" design side rather than useful side for long-reading.
> This is why I am wondering about this passage to dark themes for
> software UI now. Even though you work on visual content, you still
> have menu/tool texts, icons, information texts and boxes, etc. And if
> you stay on this UI for hours every day, I really wonder about the
> good or bad of light on dark background. Or else are all the web UI
> thoughts about not overusing dark backgrounds wrong?

Sorry, I don't get it. Are you saying that user interface elements are
a long reading?

Alexandre Prokoudine
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