Re: color value syntax

Walter Ian Kaye (walter@natural-innovations.com)
Mon, 11 Nov 1996 17:16:47 -0800


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Date: Mon, 11 Nov 1996 17:16:47 -0800
To: www-html@w3.org
From: Walter Ian Kaye <walter@natural-innovations.com>
Subject: Re: color value syntax

At 11:13p +0000 11/11/96, Peter Flynn wrote:
>	   <BODY BGCOLOR="255,255,255"> (range 0-255)
>
>This seems very sensible.

I dunno -- how about the Macintosh standard 0-65535 range too? ;-)
I much prefer it to the 0-255 range, as my brain maps the hexadecimal
codes to their 48-bit-color MacOS equivalents...


>	   <BODY BGCOLOR="100%,100%,100%"> (range 0%-100%)
>
>For this you'd need to specify what the percentages are, hue or
>saturation, wouldn't you?

No, it's still RGB, not HSB.

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