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Re: Color index

From: Lea Verou <lea@w3.org>
Date: Wed, 27 Mar 2013 23:27:43 +0200
Cc: public-webplatform@w3.org
Message-Id: <275E65D0-9BF7-4E8D-8F49-E4558BF491F1@w3.org>
To: Doug Schepers <schepers@w3.org>
Hi Doug,

Ah, right, I remember stumbling on this before. Thanks!

Although, at least for me personally, it’s not as helpful when working on WPD design elements, as:
a) It doesn’t include descriptions, so I have to visually search for the color I need and there’s a possibility of picking the wrong one, since a few are similar
b) It doesn’t include HSL, which is tremendously useful in creating darker/lighter variations
c) It includes additional colors, which are used nowhere on the site
d) Several colors actually used on the website, are not in it

So even if I had found this when I looked, I’d probably still have made a new index.

Cheers,
Lea

Lea Verou
W3C developer relations
http://w3.org/people/all#leahttp://lea.verou.me ✿ @leaverou






On Mar 27, 2013, at 23:17, Doug Schepers wrote:

> Hi, Lea-
> 
> For future reference, we also have some of this info on our dedicated logo page:
>  http://www.webplatform.org/logo/
> 
> Regards-
> -Doug
> 
> On 3/27/13 1:53 PM, Lea Verou wrote:
>> Hi there,
>> 
>> I didn’t find a color index in an easily accessible place in the wiki (I
>> know there's one in the PDFs, but I wanted something easy to access with
>> the CSS color formats most commonly needed) so I made one [1], as I
>> frequently need one and I end up picking them from the logo SVG or
>> through dev tools, which is tedious. Hope it’s useful to others too.
>> 
>> [1]: http://docs.webplatform.org/wiki/WPD:Design#Colors
>> 
>> Lea Verou
>> W3C developer relations
>> http://w3.org/people/all#leahttp://lea.verou.me ✿ @leaverou
>> 
> 
> 
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