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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: Thu, 9 May 2013 14:08:17 -0700
Message-ID: <CAAWBYDAbpfPF7VFuMBSE0poh70smqHjC0non4PO3YzhA=h2ifA@mail.gmail.com>
To: Brad Kemper <brad.kemper@gmail.com>
Cc: François REMY <francois.remy.dev@outlook.com>, Lea Verou <lea@w3.org>, Sebastian Zartner <sebastianzartner@gmail.com>, Jake Archibald <jaffathecake@gmail.com>, Šime Vidas <sime.vidas@gmail.com>, www-style list <www-style@w3.org>
On Thu, May 9, 2013 at 2:00 PM, Brad Kemper <brad.kemper@gmail.com> wrote:
> On May 9, 2013, at 1:33 PM, "Tab Atkins Jr." <jackalmage@gmail.com> wrote:
>>> color(red, alpha * 75%) vs color(red, alpha 50%)
>>
>> That one's intriguing, and pretty readable I think.
>
> The first one seems to mean that the red channel is set to 3/4 of the alpha (opacity) channel. I don't know what the second one is supposed to mean.

What Lea said - red was just the first color to pop into my head.  The
first value would be a color of some kind, is all.

~TJ
Received on Thursday, 9 May 2013 21:09:04 UTC

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