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Re: [csswg-drafts] [css-ui] Should interoperability be a goal for the `accent-color` spec? (#5480)

From: x-Jake-x via GitHub <sysbot+gh@w3.org>
Date: Tue, 06 Oct 2020 09:16:16 +0000
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Is there any chance that we can do both A and B without breaking the implementation bank?

`Value: <color>+` could be `Value: [hint] <color>+`

where we expect the UA to render the colors specified consistently as expected (how to define the various parts of a control and colors for those {foreground/background/primary/whatever} can be discussed later), 

_**UNLESS**_

the `hint` keyword is specified first, in which case we give the UA a wider range of decision about how to apply the `accent-color`(s) within its own styling.

This way, we can have _**both**_ consistency where we need it for mission-critical applications (think the professional version of your web application distributed to clients), or simply a hint of an accent where we don't feel like using default accents (to avoid explicitly testing and styling colors to achieve a proper contrast).

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