color names

Hakon Lie (howcome@w3.org)
Mon, 11 Nov 1996 19:21:03 +0100 (MET)


Date: Mon, 11 Nov 1996 19:21:03 +0100 (MET)
Message-Id: <199611111821.TAA03818@www4.inria.fr>
To: "Tom Schlarman" <tschlarm@Adobe.COM>
Cc: "wwwhtml" <www-html@w3.org>
Subject: color names
In-Reply-To: <199611111809.KAA18875@elroy.corp.Adobe.COM>
From: Hakon Lie <howcome@w3.org>

Tom Schlarman writes:

 > Does anybody know where there is a chart of color names and their triplet
 > value.  I need the extended colors (violet, cadetblue, etc...), not just
 > the basic 16.

A longer list of color used to be included in the CSS specification.
We took them out since we coudn't find a single person who liked the
list of color names. Alas, we havn't been able to come up with a bette
alternative yet. The last CSS spec that had it is is from May 5, 1996
[1].

[1] http://www.w3.org/pub/WWW/TR/WD-css1-960505.html

Regards,

-h&kon

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