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Re: [css3-color] #rrggbbaa annotation

From: Simon Fraser <smfr@me.com>
Date: Thu, 08 Apr 2010 22:33:33 -0700
Cc: Brad Kemper <brad.kemper@gmail.com>, "Tab Atkins Jr." <jackalmage@gmail.com>, Alberto Lepe <dev@alepe.com>, www-style list <www-style@w3.org>
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To: Patrick Garies <pgaries@fastmail.us>
On Apr 8, 2010, at 8:38 PM, Patrick Garies wrote:

> On 2010-04-06 12:03 PM, Brad Kemper wrote:
>> Of course, there is always the possibility that people will want to
>> add more to CSS4 color too (how about ink modes?). Oh, and, well,
>> there is gamma correction too for CSS4 Color, right?
> 
> On that note, I think that it would be nice of the CSS2.1 |outline-color| property keyword |invert| were extended for use as a general color like |transparent| was. (I can't recall the use cases for it, but I know that I've wanted to use it several times in the past.)

I don't think that use of 'invert' should be encouraged any more than it already is. The inability of user agents to support it is already a concern, and having to support it may force browsers to take less efficient drawing code paths than they would otherwise have to.

Simon
Received on Friday, 9 April 2010 05:34:09 GMT

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