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Re: Errata in CR-css3-color-20030514

From: L. David Baron <dbaron@dbaron.org>
Date: Mon, 12 May 2008 16:24:50 -0700
To: Alex LeDonne <aledonne@yahoo.com>
Cc: www-style@w3.org
Message-ID: <20080512232450.GA2097@pickering.dbaron.org>

On Monday 2004-03-08 22:32 -0800, Alex LeDonne wrote:
> I did not see these errata in CR-css3-color-20030514 submitted to this
> mailing list by searching the archives. Please forgive me if in fact
> they have been submitted previously.
> 
> 
> In section 4.2.1. RGB color values, the phrase preceding the second
> example is "the three rules below are equivalent:", however, four rules
> are presented.

This was recorded as
http://csswg.inkedblade.net/spec/css3-color#issue-10 and should be
fixed in the editor's draft at
http://dev.w3.org/csswg/css3-color/#rgb-color .

> In section 4.2.4. HSL color values, the text states "0% lightness is
> black, 100% lightness is white, and 50% lightness is 'normal'.",
> however, the examples include
> 
> * { color: hsl(120, 100%, 25%) } /* light green */ 
> * { color: hsl(120, 100%, 75%) } /* dark green */ 
> 
> It appears that the words "light" and "dark" in the comments in the
> examples are interchanged.

This was recorded as
http://csswg.inkedblade.net/spec/css3-color#issue-3 and should be
fixed as you suggested in the editor's draft at
http://dev.w3.org/csswg/css3-color/#hsl-color .

> Also in that set of examples is
> * { color: hsl(120, 50%, 50%) }  /* pastel green, and so on */
> 
> I would argue that, particularly looking at the examples table just
> following, pastels would all seem to have at least 75% lightness, and
> generally 75% or more saturation. Please consider changing that final
> example to
> 
> * { color: hsl(120, 75%, 75%) }  /* pastel green, and so on */

This was recorded as
http://csswg.inkedblade.net/spec/css3-color#issue-11 and should be
fixed as you suggested in the editor's draft at
http://dev.w3.org/csswg/css3-color/#hsl-color .

If this doesn't address your comments, could you let us know within
two weeks, if possible?

-David

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