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Re: background-print

From: Tab Atkins Jr. <jackalmage@gmail.com>
Date: Fri, 12 Aug 2011 10:29:25 -0700
Message-ID: <CAAWBYDCQedsoe3chir2skZ_19fvaGenT7jkieWdCbF2T9oaHWA@mail.gmail.com>
To: "Linss, Peter" <peter.linss@hp.com>
Cc: Mikko Rantalainen <mikko.rantalainen@peda.net>, "www-style@w3.org" <www-style@w3.org>
On Fri, Aug 12, 2011 at 10:20 AM, Linss, Peter <peter.linss@hp.com> wrote:
> On Aug 12, 2011, at 1:11 AM, Mikko Rantalainen wrote:
>> {snip}
>> In the end, it might make sense to use following property:
>> color-management: auto | economy | absolute | relative | perceptual |
>> saturation;
>> This is because color management is not special only to printing (for
>> example, the "economy" value would make sense even for screen usage in
>> case of mobile AMOLED displays where using darker colors will conserve
>> battery).
> I think this is an important point and is in line with what I've been thinking. I don't like that the proposed property is specific to print, I think it should be a generic property that applies to all media types, the UAs can (and the spec should recommend) set different media specific values in their UA stylesheet for the root element (that authors can easily override).
> I'm not sure 'color-management' is the best name for this property as it has other connotations…

Let's continue brainstorming on names, then.  The functionality is
actually valuable, I think.

I also disagree that this should be part of the color-management
property.  The other values are independent of this decision.

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