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

On Thu, Dec 1, 2011 at 10:46 AM, Brian Manthos <> wrote:
> In IE5, “#12” was treated as the same as “#120” IIRC.  Cases like “#1234”
> also have interesting treatment.
> So, compatibility is one concern.

Is this only in HTML color attributes like <body bgcolor>?  Those are
required now to use a different parsing algorithm than CSS anyway (I
fixed WebKit to stop treating it like CSS).

IE5 compat is probably the farthest thing from an average author's
mind, as well.  ^_^


Received on Thursday, 1 December 2011 18:54:50 UTC