So perhaps as expected it turns out that the limitation was only in my
imagination. Thanks for the responses.

Johan

2008/9/2 Hans Hagen <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>:
> 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
>
> Hans
>
> ps. it dates from the time where not all printers could print gray areas
> and fallbacks were needed (fakes, real old code often)
>
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