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Re: CSS 3 color module and deprecation of "system" colors

From: Karl Dubost <karl@w3.org>
Date: Fri, 23 Sep 2005 11:21:59 -0400
Message-Id: <756153BB-1A7D-40E5-A9FD-61873256FF66@w3.org>
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To: Patrick H.Lauke <redux@splintered.co.uk>


Just for the record, Patrick got a long answer and thread on www-style

Le 2005-09-03 à 10:41, Patrick H. Lauke a écrit :
> Apologies for cross posting, but: could anybody shed some light as  
> to why system colors have been deprecated in the CSS 3 color module?
> http://www.w3.org/TR/2003/CR-css3-color-20030514/#css-system
> In my recent testing on Windows browsers, I found them to be fairly  
> well supported and would posit that they can have quite a valuable  
> role to play in creating accessible style sheets that match the  
> user's set colour scheme / preferences (e.g. if a user has set  
> their Windows environment to High Contrast, a web page can be  
> styled to follow that preference).

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Karl Dubost - http://www.w3.org/People/karl/
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