Re: Color Palette Incompatibilitiesq

David Koblas (koblas@novomedia.com)
Fri, 6 Sep 1996 11:09:12 -0700 (PDT)


Subject: Re: Color Palette Incompatibilitiesq
To: lee@piclab.com
Date: Fri, 6 Sep 1996 11:09:12 -0700 (PDT)
Cc: boo@best.com, www-html@w3.org
In-Reply-To: <199609061752.KAA17455@web1.calweb.com> from "Lee Daniel Crocker" at Sep 6, 96 10:52:41 am
From: koblas@novomedia.com (David Koblas)
Message-ID: <19960906180913.AAA25257@novo2.novomedia.com>

If you are looking to use portable colors you should look at 
what the International Color Consortium (http://www.color.org) 
has been doing.

David
--koblas@novomedia.com

> 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 <lee@piclab.com>
>