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Re: [css4-color] #RGBA

From: Tab Atkins Jr. <jackalmage@gmail.com>
Date: Sat, 11 Sep 2010 23:52:22 -0700
Message-ID: <AANLkTinA_9v_PC48nRUrf41FrjOqHosbkWYn7C8JGn1-@mail.gmail.com>
To: Lea Verou <leaverou@gmail.com>
Cc: www-style@w3.org
On Sat, Sep 11, 2010 at 8:31 AM, Lea Verou <leaverou@gmail.com> wrote:
> HSL (and HSV) are just different (more intuitive) ways to refer to the RGB
> color space. They have the exact same gamut.
>
> From http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/HSL_and_HSV:
>
> HSL and HSV are the two most common cylindrical-coordinate representations
> of points in an RGB color model, which rearrange the geometry of RGB in an
> attempt to be more perceptually relevant than the cartesian representation.

Right, I'm not disputing that.  I'm saying precisely what that
wikipedia quote is - hsl is a different geometry applied to the space.

~TJ
Received on Sunday, 12 September 2010 06:53:15 GMT

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