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RE: colors names versus accessibility

From: Lois Wakeman <lois@lois.co.uk>
Date: Fri, 30 Mar 2007 08:39:39 +0100
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Mauricio,

 

>How does colors names CSS value can have an effect upon the contrast?<

 

The colour represents a specific RGB value: so there is no difference in
contrast between, for example, "black" and "white", or #000 and #FFF (if
that is the question you were asking).

 

But there are a lot more colour names recognised by *some* browsers than 17.
(Deprecated system colours: http://www.w3.org/TR/CSS21/ui.html#system-colors
)

 

Lois Wakeman
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