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Re: [css-color] . 12-Bit deep color support.

From: Marat Tanalin <mtanalin@yandex.ru>
Date: Mon, 09 Dec 2013 20:43:48 +0400
To: Simon Sapin <simon.sapin@exyr.org>, Daniel Beckstein <daniel@beckstein-rehau.de>, "www-style@w3.org" <www-style@w3.org>
Message-Id: <101851386607428@web23g.yandex.ru>
09.12.2013, 17:45, "Simon Sapin" <simon.sapin@exyr.org>:
> Actually, CSS colors are not defined to be 8 bits. You can already use
> non-integer percentage (with any number of digits after the decimal
> point) in rgb() and rgba(). The exact rounding behavior and precision is
> left to the browser to decide.

A sort of advantage of existing hex notation and its direct [in fact] mapping to 8-bit-per-channel color depth is that web-developer can be specify an _exact_ color, not some approximate one. It may be nice to still have ability to specify an exact color for more deep color spaces.
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