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Re: [css] Proposal: making Shorthand Hex Colors even shorter (16 grayscale shades)

From: Tab Atkins Jr. <jackalmage@gmail.com>
Date: Tue, 2 Aug 2011 16:51:12 -0700
Message-ID: <CAAWBYDBZ8O_d-n4Cg715iVxYidnxEsw9xe2ZWfnad2aUqyQocA@mail.gmail.com>
To: Alan Gresley <alan@css-class.com>
Cc: Brian Manthos <brianman@microsoft.com>, Markus Bruch <macinfo@arcor.de>, "www-style@w3.org" <www-style@w3.org>
On Tue, Aug 2, 2011 at 4:44 PM, Alan Gresley <alan@css-class.com> wrote:
> I totally agree with Tab here regarding a 2-hexadigit variant. The expansion
> rule is different and could be confusing to authors if any method was
> spec'd. I'm also against having a 4-hexadigit as a shortcut for 8-hexadigit
> (last two digits for alpha).

Bwuh?  Are you against an 8-digit hex variant as well, or just against
the 4-digit variant specifically?  If the latter, why?  4-digit hex is
expanded to 8-digit hex in exactly the same way that 3-digit expands
to 6-digit.

~TJ
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