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Re: [css-color] Starting CSS Color 4

From: Dirk Schulze <dschulze@adobe.com>
Date: Wed, 3 Apr 2013 21:34:59 -0700
To: "Tab Atkins Jr." <jackalmage@gmail.com>
CC: www-style list <www-style@w3.org>
Message-ID: <4825AA68-C81B-4650-A5C8-332225FBA21A@adobe.com>

On Apr 3, 2013, at 2:47 PM, Tab Atkins Jr. <jackalmage@gmail.com> wrote:

> I just drafted up a CSS Color 4 draft.  It's only a few changes from level 3:
> 
> * rgb() and rgba() functions now accept <number> rather than <integer>.
> * hsl() and hsla() functions now accept <angle> as well as <number> for hues.
> * All uses of <alpha-value> now accept <percentage> as well as <number>.
> * 4 and 8-digit hex colors have been added, to specify transparency.
> * The color-correction property has been pulled in from the
> unpublished Color Correction proposal.
> 
> The first three are consistency/usability fixes, the fourth is
> something I requested a long time ago, and the fifth seems useful and
> appropriate to include in this module, rather than its own module.
> 
> Do we think that 'color-correction' is sufficiently mature to go into
> this level?  Are there any other features that might be appropriate to
> include (perhaps the other color-* properties from SVG)?

SVG2[1] has support for ICC profiles and LAB colors which might be implemented in a general manner and would fit into CSS Color IMO.

Greetings
Dirk

[1] https://svgwg.org/svg2-draft/single-page.html#chapter-color
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