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Re: Color Lightening and Darkening

From: Brad Kemper <brkemper.comcast@gmail.com>
Date: Thu, 28 Aug 2008 19:04:53 -0700
Cc: www-style@w3.org, <w3c-css-wg@w3.org>
Message-Id: <7A1C8108-F340-4D9B-8414-9C9CEFF1C83A@gmail.com>
To: "Artz, David" <david.artz@corp.aol.com>
More than semantics, although the terms are often confused. Here is a  
page that explains the difference:

http://ian-albert.com/graphics/hsb.php


On Aug 28, 2008, at 5:39 PM, Artz, David wrote:

> It's HSB (brightness?) in Photoshop, so a semantics thing.
>
> Thanks, this should be interesting.
>
>
> From: Brad Kemper
> To: Artz, David
> Cc: www-style@w3.org ; ;
> Sent: Thu Aug 28 20:28:17 2008
> Subject: Re: Color Lightening and Darkening
>
> I think you mean HSL, not HSB. But anyway, it doesn't matter.  
> However the color was specified, the UA would convert it to HSL  
> internally, regardless of whether it could parse HSL in the CSS.
>
>
> On Aug 28, 2008, at 4:34 PM, "Artz, David" <david.artz@corp.aol.com>  
> wrote:
>
>> That would work, didn't think CSS could do  HSB?
>>
>>
>> ----- Original Message -----
>> From: Dave Singer <singer@apple.com>
>> To: Daniel Glazman <daniel.glazman@disruptive-innovations.com>;  
>> Artz, David
>> Cc: www-style@w3.org <www-style@w3.org>; w3c-css-wg@w3.org <w3c-css-wg@w3.org 
>> >
>> Sent: Thu Aug 28 19:11:39 2008
>> Subject: Re: Color Lightening and Darkening
>>
>> At 19:05  +0200 28/08/08, Daniel Glazman wrote:
>> >Dave Artz wrote:
>> >
>> >>Can we get a second opinion 6 years later?  If a script kid can do
>> >>it in PHP...
>> >
>> >I am no color expert and I am ready to read pros and cons here.
>>
>> If you convert colors into Hue-Saturation-Lightness space, then
>> lighter/darker would seem to be changes on the third axis, wouldn't
>> they?
>> --
>> David Singer
>> Apple/QuickTime
>>
Received on Friday, 29 August 2008 02:05:34 GMT

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