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Re: [css3-color] #rrggbbaa annotation

From: Alex Meiburg <timeroot.alex@gmail.com>
Date: Tue, 18 May 2010 16:09:23 -0700
Message-ID: <AANLkTilXtQ9ya8t-nWu_rHvcHE7YbANd7i_7wUVfIB2b@mail.gmail.com>
To: www-style@w3.org
As for the mapping (from 0-255 to 0-1 float), this might be well based in
part off how UA's currently store the Alpha value. If a decimal is actually
rounded to a hex value and used like that.... great. I think 0x80 should map
to 0.50196078431372548 then. But if alpha values are actually stored as
floats, we really would be taking some (minimal) freedom away from the
developer, so I feel it's a bit more open to discussion how it should be
handeled. Could someone explain how UA's handle these?

~6 out of 5 statisticians say that the number of statistics that either make
no sense or use ridiculous timescales at all has dropped over 164% in the
last 5.62474396842 years.

On Tue, May 18, 2010 at 12:06 PM, fantasai <fantasai.lists@inkedblade.net>wrote:

> On 04/07/2010 01:46 AM, Alberto Lepe wrote:
>> Everyone here seems to agree not to slow down CSS3 Color module with
>> this addition. Which would be the next step? perhaps we should open an
>> issue for CSS4 color like this one:
>> http://www.w3.org/Style/CSS/Tracker/products/17  ? (not so familiar
>> with the process, sorry).
> Filed: http://www.w3.org/Style/CSS/Tracker/issues/124
> ~fantasai
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