Re: HTML 3.2 PR color value syntax

Walter Ian Kaye (walter@natural-innovations.com)
Tue, 12 Nov 1996 11:44:28 -0800


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Date: Tue, 12 Nov 1996 11:44:28 -0800
To: www-html@w3.org
From: Walter Ian Kaye <walter@natural-innovations.com>
Subject: RE: HTML 3.2 PR color value syntax

At 10:13a -0800 11/12/96, Chris Wilson (PSD) wrote:
>6.141% = (101^3) / (256^3).  All three colors.
>
>>At 8:22a -0800 11/12/96, David Perrell wrote:
>>>tables represented as decimal percentages. Specifying RGB in integer
>>>percentages effectively limits color choices to 6% of what's possible
>>>with 8-bit values.
>>
>>6%? 101/256 = 39.45% on my calculator.

Oops, you're right. But then if you use 0.0%-100.0%, you get more... ;)

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