Re: Call for Review: HTML 3.2 Proposed Recommendation (fwd)

Walter Ian Kaye (walter@natural-innovations.com)
Wed, 13 Nov 1996 20:40:03 -0800


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Date: Wed, 13 Nov 1996 20:40:03 -0800
To: www-html@w3.org
From: Walter Ian Kaye <walter@natural-innovations.com>
Subject: Re: Call for Review: HTML 3.2 Proposed Recommendation (fwd)

At 7:04p -0800 11/13/96, MegaZone wrote:
>Once upon a time Peter Flynn shaped the electrons to say...
>>In the light of recent comments, I think the use of comma-separated
>>decimal RGB values should be encouraged and the use of #rrggbb hex
>>should be deprecated, but this obviously needs the support of the
>>software authors, who I suspect are reluctant to change.
>
>No thank you.
>
>You know, some of use are UNIX/X heads and to us RGB is just a foreign
>as HEX is to PC/Mac users.


Hey, I'm a Mac user and HEX is not foreign at all! It's only in a *graphics*
program that it's foreign. If I look in a 'clut' resource (color lookup table)
on my Mac, I see FFFF00000000 for red. But in a graphics program, that will be
shown as 65535 (or 255 if scaled down).

Ok, back to HTML. <G>

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