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Re: [css-color] wider/deeper colors

From: Chris Lilley <chris@w3.org>
Date: Tue, 16 Feb 2016 10:06:54 +0100
Message-ID: <928270503.20160216100654@w3.org>
To: Florian Rivoal <florian@rivoal.net>, "Tab Atkins Jr." <jackalmage@gmail.com>
CC: Dean Jackson <dino@apple.com>, www-style list <www-style@w3.org>
Hello Florian,

Thursday, February 11, 2016, 12:45:00 PM, you wrote:
> Bikesheding the function name aside, I think it would be good if
> the syntax could allow things like:

>   color("pantone" "P 71-7 C")

Or more generally, and sidestepping the issue of trademarked lists of
names, it would be good if "named color" profiles were supported.

Pantone happens to be one example which could be implemented like
that, technically, if the license conditions allowed it which they
don't.

> which makes me think the syntax should be something like

>   color( <string> [ <number>+ | <string> ] [, <alpha-value> ]? )

Yes.


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Best regards,
 Chris  Lilley
 Technical Director, W3C Interaction Domain
Received on Tuesday, 16 February 2016 09:07:04 UTC

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