Re: [css-color] Editorial - Named colors

On Thu, Aug 21, 2014 at 3:16 AM, Florian Rivoal <> wrote:
> says this:
>  16 of CSS’s named colors come from HTML originally: [...]. Nearly all of
> the
>  rest (save two special values, transparent and currentcolor) come from one
>  version of the X11 color system, used in Unix-derived systems to specify
>  colors for the console.
> There is one value which is neither coming from HTML, nor an X11 color, nor
> one of the 2 special values: rebeccapurple
> I suggest amending the text to:
>  [...] ((save two special values, transparent and currentcolor, and one
> memorial value, rebeccapurple) [...]
> Alternatively, if we don't want to single out rebeccapurple, the following
> phrasing makes the list of exceptions non exhaustive:
>  [...] ((two special values are transparent and currentcolor) [...]

Good catch. Done.


Received on Friday, 22 August 2014 00:19:13 UTC