Re: Color Palette Incompatibilitiesq

David Koblas (
Fri, 6 Sep 1996 11:09:12 -0700 (PDT)

Subject: Re: Color Palette Incompatibilitiesq
Date: Fri, 6 Sep 1996 11:09:12 -0700 (PDT)
In-Reply-To: <> from "Lee Daniel Crocker" at Sep 6, 96 10:52:41 am
From: (David Koblas)
Message-ID: <>

If you are looking to use portable colors you should look at 
what the International Color Consortium ( 
has been doing.


> If HTML wants to handle precise color (it might at some point), then it
> needs to treat colors as the physical properties they are, not the way
> some piece of computer hardware built to save RAM does.  I'd even like
> to see those standard colors expressed portably (say, CIELab) instead of
> in meaningless RGB.
> --
> Lee Daniel Crocker <>