Re: Color Palette Spec?

Michael Seaton (
Thu, 2 May 1996 16:28:17 -0400 (EDT)

Date: Thu, 2 May 1996 16:28:17 -0400 (EDT)
From: Michael Seaton <>
To: Dan Delaney <>
Cc: WWW HTML Mailing List <>
Subject: Re: Color Palette Spec?
In-Reply-To: <>
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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">

The <LINK> syntax would probably be more appropriate here:

<LINK REL=palette HREF="mypalette.plt">

Are there any more-or-less standard palette file formats?  

Michael Seaton(