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mrkn256.vim : Color scheme designed by mrkn, for 88- and 256-color xterms.

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created by
Kenta Murata
script type
color scheme
These are the color theme designed by mrkn based on "desert256" theme created by Henry So, Jr.  This theme is designed to work with with 88- and 256-color xterms.

A screen shot is available at http://img.skitch.com/20100215-rxeg4nguregi8i21dyarspmsgc.png

The ancestor version "desert256" theme is available at http://www.vim.org/scripts/script.php?script_id=1243

The real feature of this color scheme, with a wink to the "inkpot" theme, is the programmatic approximation of the gui colors to the palettes of 88- and 256- color xterms.  The functions that do this (folded away, for readability) are calibrated to the colors used for Thomas E. Dickey's xterm (version 200), which is available at http://dickey.his.com/xterm/xterm.html.

Henry had struggled with trying to parse the rgb.txt file to avoid the necessity of converting color names to #rrggbb form, but decided it was just not worth the effort.  I thank a lot for his results.
install details
Copy this file into ~/.vim/colors (or $VIM/vimfiles/colors in Windows).  Start it from within vim using :colorscheme mrkn256.

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package script version date Vim version user release notes
mrkn256.vim 1.0 2010-02-15 6.0 Kenta Murata Initial upload
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