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Re: [css-color] ICC profiles and LAB colors

From: Rik Cabanier <cabanier@gmail.com>
Date: Mon, 15 Apr 2013 14:05:32 -0700
Message-ID: <CAGN7qDD7JCnb9_=zOH_Lh_oPC=r4+zQR07xadi=Qp4LTc3kDow@mail.gmail.com>
To: "Tab Atkins Jr." <jackalmage@gmail.com>
Cc: Dirk Schulze <dschulze@adobe.com>, www-style list <www-style@w3.org>
I agree that ICC profiles would be a lot of work.

What would be the problem with having Lab? It's similar to hsl.
The only 'special' behavior would be for gradients since interpolating Lab
colors gives you more pleasing transitions.


On Mon, Apr 15, 2013 at 1:51 PM, Tab Atkins Jr. <jackalmage@gmail.com>wrote:

> On Thu, Apr 4, 2013 at 4:13 PM, Dirk Schulze <dschulze@adobe.com> wrote:
> > I would like to explore the possibility to add ICC profiles[1] to CSS
> Color. ICC profiles have been part of SVG 1.1 to SVG Color for quite some
> time. This is a CSS Color values and as such it should be merged with CSS
> Color IMO.
> >
> > LAB color space[2] was added to SVG2 recently. As ICC color profiles, it
> just makes sense to me to specify it together with CSS Color.
> >
> > [1] http://www.w3.org/TR/SVG2/color.html#ColorProfileDescriptions
> > [2] http://www.w3.org/TR/SVG2/color.html#LAB
>
> I'm interested in pulling SVG-specific things into Color, but I'd like
> to push new things (like LAB) to level 5.
>
> ~TJ
>
>
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