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

From: Rik Cabanier <cabanier@gmail.com>
Date: Thu, 9 May 2013 20:00:14 -0700
Message-ID: <CAGN7qDCobByzRsa8XLBk5hZ7s+80VfH-8=BxoiK8=dkBBFvoiw@mail.gmail.com>
To: "Tab Atkins Jr." <jackalmage@gmail.com>
Cc: (wrong string) Šime Vidas <sime.vidas@gmail.com>, www-style list <www-style@w3.org>
On Thu, May 9, 2013 at 7:44 PM, Tab Atkins Jr. <jackalmage@gmail.com> wrote:

> On Thu, May 9, 2013 at 7:41 PM, Rik Cabanier <cabanier@gmail.com> wrote:
> > HSL is an alternate representation of RGB. There's no magic mapping
> between
> > color gamuts like you would need for Lab.
> > How useful would this be though. Does anyone think in these terms?
>
> The color-altering functions in SASS are *very* popular and
> widely-used.  They're often used in combination with SASS variables,
> in ways that translate over directly to CSS variables.
>

Interesting!
Why would you want this supported natively (instead of having the author
calculate it in advance). Is it so you can transition between luminance
value?
Received on Friday, 10 May 2013 03:00:40 UTC

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