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Re: [css-color] Have you considered standardizing a rgba(#RRGGBB, <alpha-value>) notation?

From: Tab Atkins Jr. <jackalmage@gmail.com>
Date: Tue, 7 May 2013 09:21:22 -0700
Message-ID: <CAAWBYDAKWh=rkKO1r1R7aeN2xcjxL+Rue2==92bxY_h4Z8p_1g@mail.gmail.com>
To: Lea Verou <lea@w3.org>
Cc: Šime Vidas <sime.vidas@gmail.com>, www-style list <www-style@w3.org>
On Tue, May 7, 2013 at 6:45 AM, Lea Verou <lea@w3.org> wrote:
> I think we’re starting to need color manipulation functions. They are going
> to be immensely useful when combined with variables too, but also different
> color formats, named colors etc. For example, LESS has color functions like
> alpha(), darken(), lighten() etc.

This. Every preprocessor has color-manipulation functions, and from
what I understand, they're used quite regularly.  I plan to put them
into my unofficial draft - we'll see what ends up showing up in Colors
4.

~TJ
Received on Tuesday, 7 May 2013 16:22:10 UTC

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