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Re: [css-color] wider/deeper colors

From: Florian Rivoal <florian@rivoal.net>
Date: Wed, 17 Feb 2016 12:39:09 +0900
Cc: Chris Lilley <chris@w3.org>, www-style list <www-style@w3.org>
Message-Id: <7E020E7D-E4CD-486A-B02F-4757A0B05CBE@rivoal.net>
To: Dean Jackson <dino@apple.com>

> On Feb 17, 2016, at 04:54, Dean Jackson <dino@apple.com> wrote:
> 
> 
>> On 17 Feb 2016, at 6:49 AM, Chris Lilley <chris@w3.org> wrote:
>> 
>> Hello Tab,
>> 
>> Tuesday, February 16, 2016, 7:53:29 PM, you wrote:
>> 
>>> On Tue, Feb 16, 2016 at 1:34 AM, Chris Lilley <chris@w3.org> wrote:
>>>> Do you mean the existing CSS4 color function, or the function that
>>>> used to be called icc-color?
>> 
>>> Dont' worry about the existing CSS4 color() function, it's badly
>>> designed and I need to overhaul it, and the name isn't necessarily
>>> claimed.
>> 
>> Oh, good to know. (And I agree it is nice functionality but needs
>> work).
>> 
>> OK, I claim color() so we don't have to call it icc-color() and upset
>> people.
> 
> I think we're now settled on color() for the function name, color-gamut
> for the media-query name, and color-profile for the @rule that links
> to an ICC profile.

Agree on the first two. As for the @rule, should it be color-space instead
of color-profile, since some spaces (CIELAB, CIEXYZ) are be defined without
a profile?

Or is this distinction not important to make, or am I making it at the
wrong place?

> Good work team!

Not so fast... We can't be done bikeshedding nearly this early. :) 

> Dean
Received on Wednesday, 17 February 2016 03:39:35 UTC

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