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Re: Use of color for example text in HTML5 spec.

From: Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch>
Date: Wed, 23 Jul 2008 20:54:07 +0000 (UTC)
To: Steven Faulkner <faulkner.steve@gmail.com>
Cc: "Michael(tm) Smith" <mike@w3.org>, www-archive <www-archive@w3.org>
Message-ID: <Pine.LNX.4.62.0807232052080.10848@hixie.dreamhostps.com>

On Wed, 23 Jul 2008, Steven Faulkner wrote:
> Hi Mike, I have been reading the current html5 draft today and have 
> found the color of the text for html code examples in particular to be 
> difficult to read due to the lack of contrast between the text and 
> background.

I've changed the gray to be italics instead.

In general the W3C version of the HTML5 spec tries to stay as close to the 
W3C's official styles as possible. For a much more readable version of the 
spec, I recommend using the WHATWG one:


It is not constrained by the W3C's style conventions.

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