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From: Alberto Lepe <dev@alepe.com>
Date: Wed, 10 Mar 2010 17:11:26 +0900
Message-ID: <8c9249b71003100011v7d6cbe4fn4557166b897483b3@mail.gmail.com>
To: www-style@w3.org

Issue-12 of the Candidate Recommendation draft (2005) [
for the Color Module 3 [http://www.w3.org/TR/2008/WD-css3-color-20080721]
states that the feature to enable #RRGGBBAA and #RGBA annotation
for colors was rejected because it was "too late for this version".

Its sad to know that such a really useful feature is not been taken into
account yet. As every CSS3 version takes many years to get in form, I can
imagine that we will see that recommendation around 2015. By that time, most
of the sites will be already using the RGBA or HSLA
annotation to accomplish color transparency, which will make the #RRGGBBAA
recommendation out of time. As you may already know,
most of the developers uses the HEX annotation because it is just simpler,
shorter, cleaner and widely used in graphical applications.

When the community can expect that feature to be recommended (if its

Thank you!
Received on Wednesday, 10 March 2010 09:23:56 UTC

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