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Re: [css3-color] gamma correction

From: L. David Baron <dbaron@dbaron.org>
Date: Fri, 11 Jul 2008 10:59:22 -0700
To: Chris Murphy <lists@colorremedies.com>
Cc: www-style@w3.org
Message-ID: <20080711175922.GA25378@pickering.dbaron.org>

On Tuesday 2008-07-08 23:26 -0400, Chris Murphy wrote:
> I suggest the W3C remove the antiquated, irrelevant and in practice  
> entirely ignored section 3.1.1, and replace it with an expected and  
> assumed source color space for all untagged content, of sRGB  
> IEC61966-2.1. This would apply to CSS content, untagged JPEG, GIF and  
> PNG. As for options for overriding, I find that interesting but not as  
> big of a problem as Section 3.1.1 which by the way can easily be read to 
> mean that any embedded profile in an image must be ignored in favor of 
> the encoding stipulated in this section. Not OK.

This seems like a reasonable idea to me.  I've heard other
suggestions that that section should be removed.

It's too late for the upcoming last call (editing is done, and it's
awaiting publication), though.


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