Re: Color Palette Spec?

Dave Carter (dxc@ast.cam.ac.uk)
Thu, 2 May 1996 16:45:46 +0100 (BST)


Date: Thu, 2 May 1996 16:45:46 +0100 (BST)
From: Dave Carter <dxc@ast.cam.ac.uk>
To: Dan Delaney <dgdela01@homer.louisville.edu>
Cc: WWW HTML Mailing List <www-html@w3.org>
Subject: Re: Color Palette Spec?
In-Reply-To: <Pine.OSF.3.91.960502111544.9749B-100000@homer.louisville.edu>
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Please, no, it is bad enough people trying to control what my browser
window will look like without sending things which will cause the browser
to alter the appearance of my whole screen! I can guarentee that I will
not use a browser which supports this feature.

Dave Carter

On Thu, 2 May 1996, Dan Delaney wrote:

> Hello all.
>    Has anyone discussed a way to allow the page designer to send the 
> color palette to use for that page to the browser? This, of course, is 
> only for people who can't get better than 256 colors, which unfortunately 
> is the majority. Purhaps something in the BODY tag like:
> <BODY PALETTE="mypalette.plt">
>    What does everyone think?
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