Re: HTML 3.2 PR color value syntax

Uncle Bulgaria (L.Willis@comp.brad.ac.uk)
Tue, 12 Nov 1996 10:22:13 +0000 (GMT)


Date: Tue, 12 Nov 1996 10:22:13 +0000 (GMT)
From: Uncle Bulgaria <L.Willis@comp.brad.ac.uk>
To: www-html@w3.org
Subject: Re: HTML 3.2 PR color value syntax
In-Reply-To: <199611112357.PAA07940@eit.com>
Message-ID: <Pine.GSO.3.95.961112101944.27153C-100000@dcsun4.comp.brad.ac.uk>

On Mon, 11 Nov 1996, Kevin 'Kev' Hughes wrote:

;>
;>> 	   * Popular graphics tools do not support this format.
;>> 
;>> That's simply not true.
;>
;>	OK, name three major Mac/PC graphics programs that support
;>it. I named three major ones that don't.

Why does popular = Mac/PC ??   Lots of people use other platforms for web
creation and I think assuming everyone should work the way you want them
to is a bit too 'Netscape' for me ...

;>
;>	Right, this should be RGB as well. This is really only
;>for Macintosh compatibility. This percentage syntax is not anywhere
;>near as important as the RGB integer syntax, IMHO, but since most
;>people use Macs to design Web art these days...

Really ???

;>	I won't then, but in that case, where are such browser
;>implementation standards defined? Do you mean that the whole state
;>of things is that I can write HTML that two browsers validate perfectly
;>with the same DTD and have it completely break in one and not in the
;>other? :) :)
;>

Back to Netscape, Microsoft and the browser wars again ...

Lee.