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Re: [css4-color] Grayscale shorthand (with alpha)

From: Simon Sapin <simon.sapin@kozea.fr>
Date: Tue, 17 Apr 2012 14:12:11 +0200
Message-ID: <4F8D5E1B.1070906@kozea.fr>
To: www-style@w3.org
Le 17/04/2012 14:03, Rudolph Gottesheim a écrit :
> Am 17.04.2012 13:52, schrieb Philippe Wittenbergh:
>> >  This idea has been discussed before, as part of this thread:
>> >  http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/www-style/2011Aug/thread.html#msg37
> Yeah, I saw that thread just before I wrote my mail. But as far as I can
> tell there was no talk about the*alpha*  part of my proposal. Also -
> even though the Syntax looks pretty awesome - it would only support a
> limited number of shades (16), which I find pretty limiting.

If I remember correctly, the main criticism was that the hex notation 
looked too much like existing hex colors, but with a completely 
different meaning.

An explicit function does not have this problem.
Received on Tuesday, 17 April 2012 12:12:38 UTC

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