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Re: X11 Colors (was Last call comments on CSS3 module: color)

From: Dean Jackson <dean@w3.org>
Date: Wed, 29 May 2002 08:59:36 -0400 (EDT)
Message-ID: <20020529125742.GA21842@grorg.org>
To: DPawson@rnib.org.uk
Cc: dean@w3.org, goessner@mecxpert.de, www-style@w3.org, www-svg@w3.org



On Wed, 29 May 2002, DPawson@rnib.org.uk wrote:

> > On Tue, 28 May 2002, Stefan Goessner (MecXpert) wrote:
> > 
> > > .. please can someone explain to those of us here at 
> > www-svg, what exactly
> > > is the problem with the X11 colors. personally i use them 
> > for over a year
> > > extensively with my svg files and really don't want to have 
> > my code broken
> > > some time.
> >  
> > Don't worry just yet. I haven't seen anyone suggest we remove
> > X11 colors from SVG, only deprecate them. Besides, SVG 1.0 is
> > a Recommendation, so we can't do much to it anway. 
> 
> Hardly an explanation Dean?

That's right. I didn't have one. If you'd read the rest of my
message you'll see that I was asking for a summary as well.

> What is the issue with X11 colours please?

I still have not seen a summary, but that's understandable if
this is a long and bloody discussion. Maybe we should look for
ourselves?

Dean
Received on Wednesday, 29 May 2002 10:46:07 GMT

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