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Re: Colours in SVGs

From: Chris Lilley <chris@w3.org>
Date: Wed, 18 Apr 2001 03:12:00 +0200
Message-ID: <3ADCE9E0.87B1B22C@w3.org>
To: gerph@innocent.com
CC: svg-testsuite-comments@w3.org


Justin Fletcher wrote:

> The SVG specification says in 4.3.6 that 'The list of keyword color
> names is: aqua, black, blue, fuchsia, gray, green, lime, maroon,
> navy, olive, purple, red, silver, teal, white, and yellow. These
> 16 colors are defined in HTML 4.0.'

> orange is not one of these colours (and isn't one of the system
> colours that follows in the description), and so the fill colour
> of the text and the star are ignored by my parser.

Hmm, are you using a cached copy of the spec? Because I see at

http://www.w3.org/TR/SVG/types.html#DataTypeColor

4.2 Recognized color keyword names
The following is the list of recognized color keywords that can be used
as a keyword value for data type <color>:

aliceblue rgb(240, 248, 255) 
antiquewhite rgb(250, 235, 215) 
aqua rgb( 0, 255, 255) 
aquamarine rgb(127, 255, 212) 
azure rgb(240, 255, 255) 
beige rgb(245, 245, 220) 
bisque rgb(255, 228, 196) 
black rgb( 0, 0, 0) 
blanchedalmond rgb(255, 235, 205) 
blue rgb( 0, 0, 255) 
blueviolet rgb(138, 43, 226) 
brown rgb(165, 42, 42) 
burlywood rgb(222, 184, 135) 
cadetblue rgb( 95, 158, 160) 
chartreuse rgb(127, 255, 0) 
chocolate rgb(210, 105, 30) 
coral rgb(255, 127, 80) 
cornflowerblue rgb(100, 149, 237) 
cornsilk rgb(255, 248, 220) 
crimson rgb(220, 20, 60) 
cyan rgb( 0, 255, 255) 
darkblue rgb( 0, 0, 139) 
darkcyan rgb( 0, 139, 139) 
darkgoldenrod rgb(184, 134, 11) 
darkgray rgb(169, 169, 169) 
darkgreen rgb( 0, 100, 0) 
darkgrey rgb(169, 169, 169) 
darkkhaki rgb(189, 183, 107) 
darkmagenta rgb(139, 0, 139) 
darkolivegreen rgb( 85, 107, 47) 
darkorange rgb(255, 140, 0) 
darkorchid rgb(153, 50, 204) 
darkred rgb(139, 0, 0) 
darksalmon rgb(233, 150, 122) 
darkseagreen rgb(143, 188, 143) 
darkslateblue rgb( 72, 61, 139) 
darkslategray rgb( 47, 79, 79) 
darkslategrey rgb( 47, 79, 79) 
darkturquoise rgb( 0, 206, 209) 
darkviolet rgb(148, 0, 211) 
deeppink rgb(255, 20, 147) 
deepskyblue rgb( 0, 191, 255) 
dimgray rgb(105, 105, 105) 
dimgrey rgb(105, 105, 105) 
dodgerblue rgb( 30, 144, 255) 
firebrick rgb(178, 34, 34) 
floralwhite rgb(255, 250, 240) 
forestgreen rgb( 34, 139, 34) 
fuchsia rgb(255, 0, 255) 
gainsboro rgb(220, 220, 220) 
ghostwhite rgb(248, 248, 255) 
gold rgb(255, 215, 0) 
goldenrod rgb(218, 165, 32) 
gray rgb(128, 128, 128) 
grey rgb(128, 128, 128) 
green rgb( 0, 128, 0) 
greenyellow rgb(173, 255, 47) 
honeydew rgb(240, 255, 240) 
hotpink rgb(255, 105, 180) 
indianred rgb(205, 92, 92) 
indigo rgb( 75, 0, 130) 
ivory rgb(255, 255, 240) 
khaki rgb(240, 230, 140) 
lavender rgb(230, 230, 250) 
lavenderblush rgb(255, 240, 245) 
lawngreen rgb(124, 252, 0) 
lemonchiffon rgb(255, 250, 205) 
lightblue rgb(173, 216, 230) 
lightcoral rgb(240, 128, 128) 
lightcyan rgb(224, 255, 255) 
lightgoldenrodyellow rgb(250, 250, 210) 
lightgray rgb(211, 211, 211) 
lightgreen rgb(144, 238, 144) 
lightgrey rgb(211, 211, 211) 
lightpink rgb(255, 182, 193) 
lightsalmon rgb(255, 160, 122) 
lightseagreen rgb( 32, 178, 170) 
lightskyblue rgb(135, 206, 250) 
lightslategray rgb(119, 136, 153) 
lightslategrey rgb(119, 136, 153) 
lightsteelblue rgb(176, 196, 222) 
lightyellow rgb(255, 255, 224) 
lime rgb( 0, 255, 0) 
limegreen rgb( 50, 205, 50) 
linen rgb(250, 240, 230) 
magenta rgb(255, 0, 255) 
maroon rgb(128, 0, 0) 
mediumaquamarine rgb(102, 205, 170) 
mediumblue rgb( 0, 0, 205) 
mediumorchid rgb(186, 85, 211) 
mediumpurple rgb(147, 112, 219) 
mediumseagreen rgb( 60, 179, 113) 
mediumslateblue rgb(123, 104, 238) 
mediumspringgreen rgb( 0, 250, 154) 
mediumturquoise rgb( 72, 209, 204) 
mediumvioletred rgb(199, 21, 133) 
midnightblue rgb( 25, 25, 112) 
mintcream rgb(245, 255, 250) 
mistyrose rgb(255, 228, 225) 
moccasin rgb(255, 228, 181) 
navajowhite rgb(255, 222, 173) 
navy rgb( 0, 0, 128) 
oldlace rgb(253, 245, 230) 
olive rgb(128, 128, 0) 
olivedrab rgb(107, 142, 35) 
orange rgb(255, 165, 0) 
orangered rgb(255, 69, 0) 
orchid rgb(218, 112, 214) 
palegoldenrod rgb(238, 232, 170) 
palegreen rgb(152, 251, 152) 
paleturquoise rgb(175, 238, 238) 
palevioletred rgb(219, 112, 147) 
papayawhip rgb(255, 239, 213) 
peachpuff rgb(255, 218, 185) 
peru rgb(205, 133, 63) 
pink rgb(255, 192, 203) 
plum rgb(221, 160, 221) 
powderblue rgb(176, 224, 230) 
purple rgb(128, 0, 128) 
red rgb(255, 0, 0) 
rosybrown rgb(188, 143, 143) 
royalblue rgb( 65, 105, 225) 
saddlebrown rgb(139, 69, 19) 
salmon rgb(250, 128, 114) 
sandybrown rgb(244, 164, 96) 
seagreen rgb( 46, 139, 87) 
seashell rgb(255, 245, 238) 
sienna rgb(160, 82, 45) 
silver rgb(192, 192, 192) 
skyblue rgb(135, 206, 235) 
slateblue rgb(106, 90, 205) 
slategray rgb(112, 128, 144) 
slategrey rgb(112, 128, 144) 
snow rgb(255, 250, 250) 
springgreen rgb( 0, 255, 127) 
steelblue rgb( 70, 130, 180) 
tan rgb(210, 180, 140) 
teal rgb( 0, 128, 128) 
thistle rgb(216, 191, 216) 
tomato rgb(255, 99, 71) 
turquoise rgb( 64, 224, 208) 
violet rgb(238, 130, 238) 
wheat rgb(245, 222, 179) 
white rgb(255, 255, 255) 
whitesmoke rgb(245, 245, 245) 
yellow rgb(255, 255, 0) 
yellowgreen rgb(154, 205, 50) 
    
 
And orange is clearly on that list.

The current public specification is dated 02 November 2000 - what is the
date on your copy?

-- 
Chris
Received on Tuesday, 17 April 2001 21:12:54 UTC

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