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

From: Tab Atkins Jr. <jackalmage@gmail.com>
Date: Thu, 1 Dec 2011 10:53:55 -0800
Message-ID: <CAAWBYDCF_fQgz_EHo+u6bBu3pawZumaLDezR0640hJkYyU64SQ@mail.gmail.com>
To: Brian Manthos <brianman@microsoft.com>
Cc: David Chambers <david.chambers.05@gmail.com>, Chris Nager <cnager@gmail.com>, "www-style@w3.org" <www-style@w3.org>
On Thu, Dec 1, 2011 at 10:46 AM, Brian Manthos <brianman@microsoft.com> wrote:
> In IE5, “#12” was treated as the same as “#120” IIRC.  Cases like “#1234”
> also have interesting treatment.
>
> So, compatibility is one concern.

Is this only in HTML color attributes like <body bgcolor>?  Those are
required now to use a different parsing algorithm than CSS anyway (I
fixed WebKit to stop treating it like CSS).

IE5 compat is probably the farthest thing from an average author's
mind, as well.  ^_^

~TJ
Received on Thursday, 1 December 2011 18:54:50 GMT

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