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Re: [css-color] Have you considered standardizing a rgba(#RRGGBB, <alpha-value>) notation?

From: Jake Archibald <jaffathecake@gmail.com>
Date: Thu, 9 May 2013 17:59:20 +0000
Message-ID: <CAJ5xic-4HiZo9aUTjwFeGfJ=TSE=xVXssU9WF2YVCuucYgGz0A@mail.gmail.com>
To: "Tab Atkins Jr." <jackalmage@gmail.com>
Cc: Sebastian Zartner <sebastianzartner@gmail.com>, Lea Verou <lea@w3.org>, Šime Vidas <sime.vidas@gmail.com>, www-style list <www-style@w3.org>
So set-alpha(color, alpha-val)?

background: set-alpha(#070, 50%);

Worksforme.


On 8 May 2013 15:17, Tab Atkins Jr. <jackalmage@gmail.com> wrote:

> On Wed, May 8, 2013 at 3:52 AM, Sebastian Zartner
> <sebastianzartner@gmail.com> wrote:
> > Since different kinds of color values are involved in these examples,
> using
> > rgba() doesn't make sense here. alpha() seems more logical to me.
>
> Agreed.  I'm thinking maybe a pair of functions for each component,
> set-*() and adjust-*(), for either overriding the given channel or
> adjusting it up or down.  Hmm, though, there's argument for both
> adjusting by a set amount, and by a percentage amount, at least for
> some channels.  I'll look into what the preprocessors do, precisely.
>
> ~TJ
>
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