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DEV team, pls

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So... why doesn't DEV just auto set the theme to dark? 🤔. Could team let me know and you all just speculate in the meantime? Really strange. It might be that people who don't game or develop cannot use dark mode and that is like 40% of human population. Still, don't understand why DEV keeps on pushing the dark mode message :|. (not a complaint.) Also, I'm using dark mode and the message above appears all the time (a complaint.)

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Joe Mainwaring

While I agree with you in terms of preference for dark mode, keep in mind that:

  • Our understanding of Dark Mode is relatively new and we're still early in the studies of its benefits. As developers, we're on the front lines and it feels like a no-brainer to us, but that same level of understanding may not be as prevalent in other roles related to a product like this: Designers, Product Manager, etc.
  • If you start brand new HTML document with no CSS, it renders white. Cleary, isn't a bare-bones product, but default behaviors do have an influence on decisions.
  • Any business has a list of competing priorities, and Forem/ is no exception. It's quite possible that it's already been identified, but there are more important parts of the product that need attention today.
wjplatformer profile image

hmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmm. Ok then :)