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Re: Color index

From: Doug May <intuedge@gmail.com>
Date: Wed, 27 Mar 2013 21:04:43 -0700
Message-ID: <CABPs60G9rdWwuW07K+52rj7iBNBdmaxvtRk8k87o=vntBsLhjA@mail.gmail.com>
To: Doug Schepers <schepers@w3.org>
Cc: Lea Verou <lea@w3.org>, public-webplatform@w3.org
Doug (shepazu) -- I'm all for avoiding repeat content, as long as the
content is readily findable from wherever it might be relevant.  I'd
like to get our pointer infrastructure working better than our
deduping infrastructure, just in the interest of serving the users.

There are publishing tools that let us repeat content wherever needed
and only maintain it in one location, so I no longer believe in
deduping just for deduping's sake.

On Wed, Mar 27, 2013 at 2:59 PM, Doug Schepers <schepers@w3.org> wrote:
> Hi, Lea-
> On 3/27/13 2:27 PM, Lea Verou wrote:
>> Ah, right, I remember stumbling on this before. Thanks!
>> Although, at least for me personally, itís not as helpful when
>> working on WPD design elements, as:
>> a) It doesnít include descriptions, so I have to visually search for
>> the color I need and thereís a possibility of picking the wrong one,
>> since a few are similar
>> b) It doesnít include HSL, which is tremendously useful in creating
>> darker/lighter variations
>> c) It includes additional colors, which are used nowhere on the site
>> d) Several colors actually used on the website, are not in it
>> So even if I had found this when I looked, Iíd probably still have
>> made a new index.
> Those are all good points.
> I'd prefer we not duplicate the information on multiple pages, so I think we
> should add to and refine the logo page [1], and remove them from the design
> page [2].
> [1] http://www.webplatform.org/logo/
> [2] http://docs.webplatform.org/wiki/WPD:Design#Colors
> Regards-
> -Doug
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