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

From: Brad Kemper <brad.kemper@gmail.com>
Date: Fri, 10 May 2013 12:24:46 -0700
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Cc: "Tab Atkins Jr." <jackalmage@gmail.com>, Sebastian Zartner <sebastianzartner@gmail.com>, Sam L'ecuyer <sam@cateches.is>, François REMY <francois.remy.dev@outlook.com>, Jake Archibald <jaffathecake@gmail.com>, Šime Vidas <sime.vidas@gmail.com>, www-style list <www-style@w3.org>
To: Lea Verou <lea@w3.org>
On May 10, 2013, at 11:52 AM, Lea Verou <lea@w3.org> wrote:

> There is discussion in the FXTF (and I think it's made it into the ED as well) to apply filters only to specific areas of an element such as borders, shadows or backgrounds.

Argh. Top posting is a no no. 

Anyway, yes, I hope filters will have that. Eventually. In which case, 'color-adjust' would just be a limited shorthand for that, I guess. 

> On May 10, 2013, at 21:44, Tab Atkins Jr. wrote:
>> On Fri, May 10, 2013 at 11:23 AM, Lea Verou <lea@w3.org> wrote:
>>> On May 10, 2013, at 21:11, Tab Atkins Jr. wrote:
>>>> I can see the potential for a property that adjusts the computed-value
>>>> of other color properties in this way.  Call it 'color-adjust', have
>>>> its value be a number of property names and color-adjusters like what
>>>> color() has, in a comma-separated list.
>>> What use case does this cover that CSS Filters do not?
>> It seems completely unrelated.  If you just want to adjust the
>> border-color of a box on hover, for example darkening it to indicate
>> that it's "ready to be clicked", you can't do that with CSS filters.
>> ~TJ
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