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Re: Colour tweaking (was: Re: Agenda conf call 25-jan-2012)

From: Chris Lilley <chris@w3.org>
Date: Wed, 25 Jan 2012 17:36:28 +0100
Message-ID: <558893514.20120125173628@w3.org>
To: "Tab Atkins Jr." <jackalmage@gmail.com>
CC: CSS public list <www-style@w3.org>
On Wednesday, January 25, 2012, 5:21:15 PM, Tab wrote:

TAJ> On Wed, Jan 25, 2012 at 8:11 AM, Chris Lilley <chris@w3.org> wrote:

>> You can lighten, darken, hue rotate, desaturate already using the filter syntax.

TAJ> That lets you lighten/darken/etc an entire particular element.  It
TAJ> doesn't help the use-case of tweaking a color that is then used
TAJ> throughout the document (like a variable), or of tweaking the color
TAJ> used in a single property in an element.

Ah, okay.

So the use case is declaring one colour in a style sheet then generating a bunch of (lighter/darker/triad) colours from it?

If so, should the dependent colours change when the base colour is changed (by script) or animated?

 Chris Lilley   Technical Director, Interaction Domain                 
 W3C Graphics Activity Lead, Fonts Activity Lead
 Co-Chair, W3C Hypertext CG
 Member, CSS, WebFonts, SVG Working Groups
Received on Wednesday, 25 January 2012 16:36:31 UTC

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