Re: Warring standards over color names

Tim Byars (
Tue, 20 Feb 1996 17:54:04 -0800

At 4:19 PM 2/20/96, Rohit Khare wrote:

>Ah, the HTML battles never cease...
>> . OmniWeb now supports all 140 named colors that
>> Netscape does.
>> Interestingly, named colors were an Internet Explorer
>> innovation, but IE only had about 10 of them.
>Bert, how 'bout a "Predefined color-like tokens" draft? :-)
>You could mark it up in NetscapeHTML so everyone knows *exactly* which shades
>to use...
>It's just like some poker game: "I'll see your ten and raise ya -- A HUNDRED
>and THIRTY! Wanna fold, boy-o?"
>Rohit Khare

BBEdit on the Mac allows you to pick from the Mac color picker and
translates that into colors. SO, actually I guess Netscape supports 16.7
million collors.

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