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Re: Color Lightening and Darkening

From: Dave Artz <david.artz@corp.aol.com>
Date: Thu, 28 Aug 2008 13:00:21 -0400
Message-Id: <53F89A2C-1738-4939-8D12-F3176EBF43DC@corp.aol.com>
To: www-style@w3.org, w3c-css-wg@w3.org
Can we get a second opinion 6 years later?  If a script kid can do it  
in PHP...

On Aug 28, 2008, at 12:51 PM, Daniel Glazman wrote:

> Dave Artz wrote:
>
> > sorry for going off-topic (changed msg subject)
> >
> > this lighter/bolder discussion gave me a thought
> >
> > how about a way for designers to easily modify the color or
> > background-color property lighter or darker?
> >
> > sort of like this http://www.barelyfitz.com/projects/csscolor/
> >
> > could be nice for quickly dealing with different states of links or
> > changing a base color hue and having the design quickly re-skin  
> based on
> > relative shading
> >
> > forgive if this has been discussed ;)
>
> I made that suggestion to the CSS WG the 17th of december 2002.
> The answer, by Chris Lilley 21-dec-2002, was
>
>    "making colors lighter and darker is easy in the same
>     way as laying out text is easy."
>
> And no, I never thought laying out text is easy...
>
> </Daniel>
> --
> W3C CSS WG, Co-Chair
>
>
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