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Re: Re: CIE color definitions in CSS3 color module

From: <alexis.shaw@gmail.com>
Date: Sat, 11 Sep 2010 23:09:24 +0000
Message-ID: <001636458d844eab5d049003f455@google.com>
To: Alan Gresley <alan@css-class.com>, Alexis Shaw <alexis.shaw@gmail.com>
Cc: www-style@w3.org
There are well defined algorithms as to how to deal with colours that are  
out of the displayable range of sRGB, and many browsers are now working on  
making color calibration available, XYZ can display all colours that the  
human eye can see/percieve. and more.

I am well aware of this fact.

On Sep 12, 2010 12:38am, Alan Gresley <alan@css-class.com> wrote:
> Alexis Shaw wrote:

> I wish to propose the following types of color definitions.

> A CIE XYZ color definition.

> xyz(x, y, z) where x, y and z are the floating point values of the CIE  
> 1931

> XYZ color space

> along with the corresponding

> xyza(x, y, z, a)

> CIE xyz color space is outside sRGA color space [1], or is other words  
> can not be created by a display device such as a monitor. There is a good  
> video that illustrates the difference [2]. A good article with good  
> illustrations is found here [3].

> 1. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/SRGB>

> 2. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=x0-qoXOCOow>>

> 3. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/HSL_color_space>

> --

> Alan http://css-class.com/

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