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[whatwg] support for named colors in <input type=color> (was Re: Icon mask and theme color)

From: Edward O'Connor <eoconnor@apple.com>
Date: Thu, 18 Jun 2015 10:35:13 -0700
To: Anne van Kesteren <annevk@annevk.nl>
Message-ID: <m2twu4yl66.fsf_-_@apple.com>
Cc: WHATWG <whatwg@whatwg.org>
Hi Anne,

You wrote:

>> On the other hand, <link rel=mask-icon color=darkslategray> seems
>> like it should Just Work™.
>
> I guess we could add support for named colors to <input type=color>
> too.

Offhand I think that's a good idea. Probably won't round-trip through
typical color picker implementations, but that doesn't seem like much of
a problem to me.

What do others think?
Received on Thursday, 18 June 2015 17:35:39 UTC

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