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TECH-CSS: Use numbers, not names, for colors

From: Bjoern Hoehrmann <derhoermi@gmx.net>
Date: Sun, 1 Oct 2000 23:27:28 +0200
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Hi,

I'm currently translating [1] into german and I do not understand the
following:

[...]
9.1 Color Contrast
[...]
  Use numbers, not names, for colors.
[...]

The deprecated example uses 'red' as color-keyword. For me 'red' maps to
rgb(255,0,0), so whats bad about it?

[1] http://www.w3.org/TR/WCAG10-CSS-TECHS/

regards,
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