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Re: [css3-color] #rrggbbaa annotation

From: Brad Kemper <brad.kemper@gmail.com>
Date: Tue, 6 Apr 2010 00:09:05 -0700
Cc: Alberto Lepe <dev@alepe.com>, www-style list <www-style@w3.org>
Message-Id: <AF93D1F0-232C-48B6-AAAB-F6FB976A9A42@gmail.com>
To: Patrick Garies <pgaries@fastmail.us>

On Apr 5, 2010, at 11:53 PM, Patrick Garies wrote:

> I have a feeling that the workarounds would require more effort than you save. Until that level of support is reached, it'd probably be easier just to write a Web page with a script that automatically does the color format conversions for you (or find an existing one).

Oh come on. You'd seriously rather attach a script for parsing and converting hex values than to just use HSLA? Why, just to prove a philosophical point? HSLA or RGBS may be a little more verbose than #RGBA, but it isn't that bad, and HSLA is extremely intuitive and easy to read and write.

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