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Re: CSS3 Colors - X11 color names broken MSDN links

From: Tab Atkins Jr. <jackalmage@gmail.com>
Date: Tue, 17 Aug 2010 14:39:27 -0700
Message-ID: <AANLkTikTikkztLy1YS-wgsJAyemiH48QHM+AmB9XPL6J@mail.gmail.com>
To: Garrett Smith <dhtmlkitchen@gmail.com>
Cc: www-style <www-style@w3.org>
On Tue, Aug 17, 2010 at 1:52 PM, Garrett Smith <dhtmlkitchen@gmail.com> wrote:
> On 8/17/10, Tab Atkins Jr. <jackalmage@gmail.com> wrote:
>> On Mon, Aug 16, 2010 at 1:24 PM, Garrett Smith <dhtmlkitchen@gmail.com>
>> wrote:
>>> The msdn informative reference on
>>> http://www.w3.org/TR/css3-color/#X11COLORS are broken.
>>>
>>> MSDN frequently changes their URLs and. How about removing those links
>>> and instead linking to:
>>> http://www.w3.org/TR/SVG/types.html#ColorKeywords
>>
>> The two lists are identical, so I don't see any particular issue with doing
>> so.
>>
> What I see under:
> http://www.w3.org/TR/css3-color/#X11COLORS
>
> Is [X11COLORS] Robert B. Hess. _Colors_By_Name_
>
> _Colors_By_Name_ links to
> <http://msdn.microsoft.com/library/default.asp?url=/library/en-us/dnwebgen/html/X11_names.asp>
>
> And that redirects to
> <http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/default.aspx>. Clearly, that
> link is broken. I propose changing the link to point to something
> else, and why not <http://www.w3.org/TR/SVG/types.html#ColorKeywords>?

Right, I'm agreeing with you - I don't see anything particularly wrong
with changing our reference, since the two lists are identical.

~TJ
Received on Tuesday, 17 August 2010 21:40:20 GMT

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