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Re: Colour tweaking (was: Re: Agenda conf call 25-jan-2012)

From: Chris Lilley <chris@w3.org>
Date: Wed, 25 Jan 2012 17:52:56 +0100
Message-ID: <297664148.20120125175256@w3.org>
To: "Tab Atkins Jr." <jackalmage@gmail.com>
CC: CSS public list <www-style@w3.org>
On Wednesday, January 25, 2012, 5:38:41 PM, Tab wrote:

TAJ> On Wed, Jan 25, 2012 at 8:36 AM, Chris Lilley <chris@w3.org> wrote:

>> If so, should the dependent colours change when the base colour is changed (by script) or animated?

TAJ> Yes, definitely.  CSS is declarative, and you're declaring "I want X
TAJ> color, but darker", so it should *always* be a darker version of X, no
TAJ> matter how X changes.

I agree.

Okay, so that knocks out the 'author can just use a preprocessor' argument.

 Chris Lilley   Technical Director, Interaction Domain                 
 W3C Graphics Activity Lead, Fonts Activity Lead
 Co-Chair, W3C Hypertext CG
 Member, CSS, WebFonts, SVG Working Groups
Received on Wednesday, 25 January 2012 16:53:03 UTC

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