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

From: David Chambers <david.chambers.05@gmail.com>
Date: Thu, 1 Dec 2011 10:09:47 -0800
Message-ID: <CAAEv1nonDZdWjJNTEayTd2ybe6XyRj2PJU54f+65ETgJLPsm3Q@mail.gmail.com>
To: Brian Manthos <brianman@microsoft.com>
Cc: Chris Nager <cnager@gmail.com>, "www-style@w3.org" <www-style@w3.org>
Brian Manthos <brianman@microsoft.com> wrote:

Given that “#rgb” expands within channels (#rrggbb), why should “#mn”
> expand across channels (#mnmnmn)?


I don't see this as a problem. Since there's no sensible way to expand
"#mn" within channels, why not have it expand in a different — importantly,
*obviously* different — manner?

David


On 1 December 2011 03:55, Brian Manthos <brianman@microsoft.com> wrote:

>  Given that “#rgb” expands within channels (#rrggbb), why should “#mn”
> expand across channels (#mnmnmn)?****
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> *From:* Chris Nager [mailto:cnager@gmail.com]
> *Sent:* Tuesday, November 29, 2011 9:34 AM
> *To:* www-style@w3.org
> *Subject:* Re: [css] Proposal: making Shorthand Hex Colors even shorter
> (16 grayscale shades)****
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> ** **
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> Hey Markus,****
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> I completely agree. I sent a tweet out about this a while back:****
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> https://twitter.com/#!/ChrisNager/status/83651049558253568****
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> ** **
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> @ChrisNager:****
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> "As far as color hexcodes go in #css, I've always thought if #0cf works
> for #00ccff, shouldn't #f work for #ffffff and #a1 work for #a1a1a1?"****
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> ** **
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> Cheers!****
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> Chris Nager****
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> cnager@gmail.com****
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