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Re: Rather strange colour experiment

From: <ivy_clark@aviva-asia.com>
Date: Thu, 10 Jun 2004 12:04:57 +0800
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Hmm... it doesn't seem to work on all urls...

Ivy Clark
Application Analyst, ARO IT
Aviva Asia Pte Ltd

Julian Scarlett <j@simweed.com>@w3.org on 06/10/2004 03:14:05 AM

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Joe Clark wrote:

> <http://milov.nl/2544>
>> Some time ago I implemented a couple of php subdomain detection tricks
>> for quick testing of hex and rgb colour codes: typing ff0.milov.nl,
>> cc6633.milov.nl, 100,100,200.milov.nl, 0,255,150.milov.nl (and so on)
>> in your Address bar will fill the browser window with that particular
>> colour.
> Now, couldn't this be expanded into a kind of hackable user stylesheet?
> Don't like the site colour, so add "orange." to the URL and it turns
> orange? (We'd have a bit of complexity with foreground colours, but it
> could be fun to try.)

Interesting. But I can't see any advantages over current style switching
techniques really. Am I missing something?

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