Re: CNS colors
On Fri, 2 Feb 1996, Hakon Lie wrote:
> Chris Lilley has brought to attention a color naming scheme that fits
> neatly into CSS. CNS is described in . The basic components of CNS
> hues: red, orange, yellow, green, blue, purple, brown, white, gray, black
> saturation: grayish, moderate, strong, vivid (vivid is default)
> lightness: very dark, dark, medium, light, very light (medium is default)
> In order to incorporate CNS into CSS we need some sample code for
> convert to RGB, and to resolve the 'magenta' conflict. Before we go
> ahead with this, what are people's reactions?
This seems like a good way of describing colors in human-readable form.
I'm all for it.
>  T Berk, L Brownston, A Kaufman: A New Color-Naming System for
> Graphis Languages, IEE CG&A, May 1982
Benjamin C. W. Sittler