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Re: SVG Color Keywords Applicability

From: fantasai <fantasai.lists@inkedblade.net>
Date: Tue, 13 May 2008 18:04:26 -0700
Message-ID: <482A3A9A.7010006@inkedblade.net>
To: Peter Moulder <Peter.Moulder@infotech.monash.edu.au>, www-style@w3.org

L. David Baron wrote:
> On Tuesday 2008-05-13 15:15 +1000, Peter Moulder wrote:
>> On Mon, May 12, 2008 at 05:04:09PM -0700, L. David Baron wrote:
>>
>>> This has been recorded as
>>> http://csswg.inkedblade.net/spec/css3-color#issue-19 and has been
>>> addressed in the editor's draft at
>>> http://dev.w3.org/csswg/css3-color/#svg-color by adding the
>>> sentence:
>>>   # This specification extends their definition beyond SVG.
>> Can sections 4.1 and 4.3 be merged, then?  Suggested title ‘Color
>> keywords’.  We could still start by listing the 16 HTML colours (or 17
>> CSS 2.1 colours, = HTML + orange) given that they include the most basic
>> colours.
>>
>> Having a single section makes it clearer that there's no distinction in
>> their treatment as far as css3-color is concerned.
> 
> Reorganizing the specification at this level of maturity has a bit
> of cost (breaking links people have, requiring reorganization of the
> test suite, etc.).  It also makes it a lot harder to write the
> profiles section I reference below.  Do you really think that's
> worth it?

You could just rename the sections "Basic Color Keywords" and
"Extended Color Keywords" and leave the anchors intact.

~fantasai
Received on Wednesday, 14 May 2008 01:05:20 GMT

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