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- Subject: Re: ANSI Terminal Colors Module
- From: Alexander Gladysh <agladysh@...>
- Date: Mon, 28 Dec 2009 20:24:59 +0300
>> >> I just posted a simple ANSI terminal color manipulation module on
>> >> the wiki for anyone who would find it useful; I know I like
>> >> throwing different colors out onto the console from time to time.
>> > Useful stuff, thanks!
>> > Do you care about hosting it on, say, GitHub, and making a luarock
>> > for it?
>> Afterthought: if you do, please rename the module to, say, ansicolors,
>> "colors" is, IMHO, too generic.
> Done and pushed to GitHub.
>> Also, I'd like to have color constants visible from outside the
>> module, in case I'd ever want to implement my own makecolor.
> What kind of makecolor adaptation did you have in mind?
Well, nothing in particular right now. But I think that those
constants do have value for themselves.
BTW, I think that this string concatenation
schar(27) .. '[' .. tostring(value) .. 'm'
may also be extracted to a function and exported from a module along
with constants. You know, like low- and high-level layers of code.