Re: [css] Proposal: making Shorthand Hex Colors even shorter (16 grayscale shades)

On 3/08/2011 9:51 AM, Tab Atkins Jr. wrote:
> On Tue, Aug 2, 2011 at 4:44 PM, Alan Gresley<>  wrote:
>> I totally agree with Tab here regarding a 2-hexadigit variant. The expansion
>> rule is different and could be confusing to authors if any method was
>> spec'd. I'm also against having a 4-hexadigit as a shortcut for 8-hexadigit
>> (last two digits for alpha).
> Bwuh?  Are you against an 8-digit hex variant as well, or just against
> the 4-digit variant specifically?  If the latter, why?  4-digit hex is
> expanded to 8-digit hex in exactly the same way that 3-digit expands
> to 6-digit.
> ~TJ

I support an 8-digit hex with an extra two hex places for alpha 
(#RRGGBBAA). I believe having a shortcut for this is extra confusing an 

Alan Gresley

Received on Wednesday, 3 August 2011 02:17:34 UTC