New issue 218 by doerwalter: Support for 3-byte color mode
Are there plans to support 3-byte color mode (i.e. escape sequences that
directly switch the foreground or background color to a specified RGB
An example for a script can be found here:
and a description here:
(Note that this is the same feature request as
Comment #1 on issue 218 by gnachman: Support for 3-byte color mode
Do any apps support this? Besides that, my only reservation is that it
would increase memory usage nontrivially.
http://cheat.errtheblog.com/s/terminal_escapes/ states that "24-bit Color
codes appear only appear to be implemented for Konsole (a KDE / Linux
Terminal Emulator)". I know of no applications that uses 24bit (although I
would immediate start to use those escape sequences in my own shell
scripts ;)). Furthermore I don't know if curses supports 24bit mode.
Comment #3 on issue 218 by gnachman: Support for 3-byte color mode
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