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Re: [css4-color] Make the r/g/b components be <number> rather than <integer>?

From: Rik Cabanier <cabanier@gmail.com>
Date: Fri, 15 Jun 2012 20:12:23 +0200
Message-ID: <CAGN7qDDWUNagEXQA7-6F+6wMgj9yJRbv0ok0_DrKddA1SO8U2w@mail.gmail.com>
To: Alan Gresley <alan@css-class.com>
Cc: Boris Zbarsky <bzbarsky@mit.edu>, www-style@w3.org
Did you mean sRGB? If so, no. Negative values or values greater than one
are not allowed.
How could they be represented on a monitor which is what sRGB is trying to
emulate?

Rik

On Thu, Jun 14, 2012 at 1:20 PM, Alan Gresley <alan@css-class.com> wrote:

> On 9/06/2012 3:24 PM, Boris Zbarsky wrote:
> [snip]
>
>  Negative values correspond to a subset of the colors you can get our of
>> your printer that your computer screen can't show.
>>
>> -Boris
>>
>
>
> Negative colors are also part of the scRBG gamut. Anyway, to challenge
> what you say above. Below is a test that is part of a few test that I have
> done offline.
>
> http://css-class.com/test/css/**3/colors/experiments/color-**merging2.htm<http://css-class.com/test/css/3/colors/experiments/color-merging2.htm>
>
> Some questions.
>
> 1. In the first example (the whitish area composed of red, lime and blue
> lines), why can I see red and then yellow before the whitish color?
>
> 2. In the first example (the whitish area composed of red, lime and blue
> lines), why can I see blue after the whitish color?
>
> 3. In the second example (the pinkish area where #797979 has replaced
> lime), why do I see a yellowish orange before the pinkish color?
>
> 4. When I print these out (Window 7, 64bit, standard LCD monitor), why
> does the first example look pinkish and the second example look grayish?
>
>
> Alan
>
>
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> Alan Gresley
> http://css-3d.org/
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>
>
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