Re: Color Lightening and Darkening

On 28 Aug 2008, at 6:51 pm, Daniel Glazman wrote:

> I made that suggestion to the CSS WG the 17th of december 2002.
> The answer, by Chris Lilley 21-dec-2002, was
>  "making colors lighter and darker is easy in the same
>   way as laying out text is easy."
> And no, I never thought laying out text is easy...

what's wrong with
background‐color: rgba(100%, 100%, 100%, 50%)
that will make the background 50% transparent white, giving the effect  
of lightening the background colour of the containing block.

— Nicholas Shanks.

Received on Thursday, 28 August 2008 19:22:34 UTC