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From "Roger Whitcomb (JIRA)" <j...@apache.org>
Subject [jira] [Commented] (PIVOT-984) Support CSS3/X11 color names
Date Tue, 24 May 2016 22:55:12 GMT

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Roger Whitcomb commented on PIVOT-984:

Submitted changes to GraphicsUtilities to add the complete list of colors (less the ones already
defined by Java).
Sending        wtk/src/org/apache/pivot/wtk/GraphicsUtilities.java
Transmitting file data .
Committed revision 1745408.

Next step is a color test/demo program.

> Support CSS3/X11 color names
> ----------------------------
>                 Key: PIVOT-984
>                 URL: https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/PIVOT-984
>             Project: Pivot
>          Issue Type: Improvement
>          Components: wtk
>    Affects Versions: 2.0.4, 2.1
>         Environment: All
>            Reporter: Roger Whitcomb
>            Assignee: Roger Whitcomb
>            Priority: Minor
>             Fix For: 2.1
> The current set of color names is determined by the Java AWT color names, which are basically
the base 16 colors, plus a few.  The latest web standards build in the X11 colors names, which
are a much larger list (see https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/X11_color_names, and note the differences
between CSS3 and X11).
> I would propose implementing the W3C standards since these are what current web applications
will be using.
> The changes are easy enough (except for the "gray" vs. "grey" spellings and possibly
the X11/CSS3 differences) that I would consider changing it for 2.0.5 except that this is
a spec change that doesn't belong in a bug fix release (unless someone could make a good case
for it).

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