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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?



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 Chris Lilley   Technical Director, Interaction Domain                 
 W3C Graphics Activity Lead, Fonts Activity Lead
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