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Re: [CSS3 Color] Percentages in Alpha Value etc.

From: Laurens Holst <lholst@students.cs.uu.nl>
Date: Thu, 14 Jul 2005 19:58:36 +0200
Message-ID: <42D6A7CC.80707@students.cs.uu.nl>
To: Christoph Päper <christoph.paeper@tu-clausthal.de>
Cc: www-style@w3.org

Christoph Päper wrote:

> Although it should have happened a while ago, if the expected behavior 
> is not (re)defined now, it never can.

I think so too. This should be ‘fixed’ before it is widely implemented...

> No, inconsistent. I assume the WG did not include this, because of 
> typos: #FFF and #FFFFFF are easily dinstinguished and two, four, five 
> or seven digits are always typos that yield no color, but with #FFFF 
> (and #FFFFFFFF) possible, the short forms (three or four digits) could 
> be typos of each other. Five and seven digits staid always being 
> typos, though.

If that is the case, I don’t find that a very convincing reason :).

> The way it is now, is just stupid.

Yeah...


~Grauw

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