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Re: CIE color definitions in CSS3 color module

From: Alan Gresley <alan@css-class.com>
Date: Sun, 12 Sep 2010 00:38:54 +1000
Message-ID: <4C8B947E.7080506@css-class.com>
To: Alexis Shaw <alexis.shaw@gmail.com>
CC: www-style@w3.org
Alexis Shaw wrote:
> I wish to propose the following types of color definitions.
> 
> A CIE XYZ color definition.
> 
> xyz(x, y, z) where x, y and z are the floating point values of the CIE 1931
> XYZ color space
> along with the corresponding
> xyza(x, y, z, a)


CIE xyz color space is outside sRGA color space [1], or is other words 
can not be created by a display device such as a monitor. There is a 
good video that illustrates the difference [2]. A good article with 
good illustrations is found here [3].


1. <http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/SRGB>
2. <<http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=x0-qoXOCOow>>
3. <http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/HSL_color_space>



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