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

From: Lea Verou <lea@w3.org>
Date: Thu, 9 May 2013 23:06:03 +0300
Cc: Sebastian Zartner <sebastianzartner@gmail.com>, Jake Archibald <jaffathecake@gmail.com>, Šime Vidas <sime.vidas@gmail.com>, www-style list <www-style@w3.org>
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To: Tab Atkins Jr. <jackalmage@gmail.com>
I think having two functions for very similar functionality (absolute vs relative adjustment) is a bit clumsy and inelegant. Apart from that, great idea! Not sure adjusting RGB channels is useful, but adjusting HSL channels is super useful.

Lea Verou
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On May 8, 2013, at 18:17, Tab Atkins Jr. 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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