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Re: css1 namespace

From: Fred L. Drake <fdrake@CNRI.Reston.VA.US>
Date: Fri, 21 Feb 1997 08:41:38 -0500 (EST)
Message-Id: <199702211341.IAA26518@weyr.CNRI.Reston.Va.US>
To: Arnoud "Galactus" Engelfriet <galactus@htmlhelp.com>
Cc: www-style@w3.org
Arnoud "Galactus" Engelfriet wrote:
> This syntax is just derived from programming. gcc will typically
> create references to functions named with the underscore before
> the name of the function. It's probably similar to how Netscape
> came up with the #RRGGBB syntax for colors.


  The "#rrggbb" syntax has long been used as a color-spec for X11.  I
don't know if it originated with the X Window System or not.


  -Fred

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