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Re: [CSS3 Colors] HSL colors, hue and allowed values, [CSS3 gcpm] CMYK colors and allowed values.

From: L. David Baron <dbaron@dbaron.org>
Date: Thu, 30 Jul 2009 20:33:04 -0700
To: www-style@w3.org
Message-ID: <20090731033304.GA19428@pickering.dbaron.org>
On Thursday 2009-07-30 19:21 -0700, David Perrell wrote:
> CMYK is not a perceptual color spec. CMYK specifies halftone screen values
> to be used in offset printing. How it is eventually perceived depends on ink
> manufacture, printing press adjustments, paper stock, lighting and other
> variables. I don't understand why the CSS spec should be concerned with
> CMYK.

For what it's worth, I agree that CSS shouldn't have CMYK, and
when that part of the CMYK draft came up in group discussion, I
think there was more opposition than support.

-David

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