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color in CSS

From: <MWhisman@aol.com>
Date: Mon, 30 Nov 1998 16:19:50 EST
Message-ID: <e812ba10.36630bf6@aol.com>
To: www-style@w3.org
CSS and/or HTML needs the ability to define names for colors, preferrably
grouped in a list. Much easier to think of a named color than its numeric
definition. CMYK (cyan, magenta, yellow, black) and HLS (hue, luminance /
lightness, saturation) color models would help. Also, a few new standard color
names would help. Something like:

color-list {
	{ "ColorName", #ABCDEF }, 
	/* a few proposed standard color names */
	{ "Charcoal", #404040 },
	{ "Brown", cmyk(50%, 75%, 100%, 0%) }, /* note cmyk( ) is also new */
	{ "Orange", rgb(255, 128, 0) },
	{ "Beige", #CCAA66 },
	{ "Cream", #FFE599 },
	{ "CyanBlue", #0080FF },
	{ "Cyan", #00FFFF }, /* = Aqua */
	{ "Magenta", #FF00FF }, /* = Fuchsia */
	}
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