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Re: SVG12: system colors

From: Chris Lilley <chris@w3.org>
Date: Wed, 27 Apr 2005 20:37:17 +0200
Message-ID: <506613964.20050427203717@w3.org>
To: Bjoern Hoehrmann <derhoermi@gmx.net>
Cc: www-svg@w3.org

On Monday, April 18, 2005, 12:59:06 AM, Bjoern wrote:

BH> Dear Scalable Vector Graphics Working Group,

BH>   From http://www.w3.org/TR/2005/WD-SVGMobile12-20050413/types.html

BH> [...]
BH>   In addition to these color keywords, users may specify keywords that
BH>   correspond to the colors used by objects in the user's environment.
BH>   The normative definition of these keywords is [CSS2 system colors].
BH> [...]

BH> System colors are http://www.w3.org/TR/2003/CR-css3-color-20030514/
BH> deprecated in css3-color, it is unclear from the draft

you are talking about the SVG draft or the CSS one?

Its very clear in the CSS3 draft that the system colors are deprecated.
Its very clear in the SVG one that they are not deprecated.

BH>  whether the
BH> system colors are deprecated, too. Please change the draft to clearly
BH> indicate whether system colors are deprecated

I believe it is already very clear.

BH> and if whether they will
BH> be removed from future versions of SVG.

If your point is that the system colors *should be* deprecated, please
make a separate comment. Note however that the system colors are liked
my some implementors and content creators, who want to produce SVG UI.

 Chris Lilley                    mailto:chris@w3.org
 Chair, W3C SVG Working Group
 W3C Graphics Activity Lead
Received on Wednesday, 27 April 2005 18:37:26 UTC

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