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Re: [CfC] adding 'rebeccapurple' color to CSS Color Level 4

From: Dave Cramer <dauwhe@gmail.com>
Date: Thu, 19 Jun 2014 12:46:16 -0400
Message-ID: <CADxXqOyKZ7-S+_D6uaX_Jwt8okmYsD4hM-=mRt2Z1_eL7Cefdw@mail.gmail.com>
To: "www-style@w3.org" <www-style@w3.org>
On Thu, Jun 19, 2014 at 11:04 AM, Daniel Glazman <
daniel.glazman@disruptive-innovations.com> wrote:

> (co-chair hat on)
>
> Following a proposal sent to social media, it is suggested
> to add the named color 'rebeccapurple', for value #663399, to
> CSS Color Level 4. This is a tribute to Eric Meyer's daughter
> who recently passed away and a mark of support from all the
> Web community to Eric. I requested to ping Eric to be absolutely
> sure he is ok with this; he responded "he was honored by the gesture,
> and would love to accept it".
>
> Some implementors (Mozilla, Apple, Google and Microsoft) have already
> said they will implement and ship the new value.
>
> So this is a Call for Consensus on that proposal.
>
>
Web standards are the creation of humans, and memorializing the dead may be
one of the oldest human traits. In this extraordinary circumstance, I say
yes.

Dave Cramer (member of the CSSWG, father of a six-year-old)
Received on Thursday, 19 June 2014 16:46:43 UTC

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