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RE: CheckColor default

From: Reitzel, Charlie <CReitzel@arrakisplanet.com>
Date: Fri, 2 Nov 2001 16:11:51 -0500
Message-ID: <B5C79DDBC655D311B6BD0008C7E64D76013C1926@exchange.arrakisplanet.com>
To: "'Klaus Johannes Rusch'" <KlausRusch@atmedia.net>, "'Bjoern Hoehrmann'" <derhoermi@gmx.net>
Cc: html-tidy@w3.org
Good find.  Thanks.  Have submitted bug #477643.  Björn, it appears you
intended this behavior to be configurable.  Do you agree we should add the
config option?  My suggestion is to make a simple --replace-color yes|no
option to work in concert with your existing code and leave the
bidirectional conversion Klaus is requesting as a future task.

Also, the list of portable color names is much bigger than the 16 HTML4
colors.  See Danny Goodman's "Dynamic HTML" or
http://www.webflex.nl/support/htmltag/colornames.html  Comments appreciated.

take it easy,

-----Original Message-----
From: Klaus Johannes Rusch [mailto:KlausRusch@atmedia.net]
Sent: Friday, November 02, 2001 2:53 PM
To: html-tidy@w3.org
Subject: CheckColor default

The latest version of tidy automatically replaces hex color values with the 
corresponding names. The code looks as if this was supposed to become a 
configuration option in the future but is currently hardcoded to yes.

I believe the default should be to not replace colors -- "#000000" is just
valid as "black".

The option probably should allow conversions in both directions, i.e.

        ColorAttributes: symbolic|hexadecimal|asis

Klaus Johannes Rusch
Received on Friday, 2 November 2001 16:11:12 UTC

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