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s10wen commented Aug 30, 2012

Updated css values where possible e.g. 0px to 0, #ffffff to #fff.

s10wen commented Aug 30, 2012

Am I missing something? Just noticed on the site, sometimes the hex values as #000, but sometimes as #000000. Shouldn't they always be 3 digit where possible? Cheers.

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paulirish commented Aug 31, 2012

I prefer the six digit always. if you're gonna do hex, do 6 digit and deal with your greyscale having repetition.

but i'd rather author in hsl anyway..

s10wen commented Aug 31, 2012

Ok, cheers, saw your http://mothereffinghsl.com/ (nice source code btw!) and http://www.useragentman.com/blog/2010/08/28/coding-colors-easily-using-css3-hsl-notation/

It's just:
hsl(0, 100%, 50%)

Seems so long in comparison to:
#f00

Tried searching re 'greyscale having repetition' but couldn't find anything, what's the issue please?

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curtisblackwell commented Aug 31, 2012

the repetition is in there being two of each of the three digits in the hex.

#f00 → #ff0000

my guess is Paul prefers consistency to the nominal difference in time-saved/smaller file-size argument that supports the switch to three-digit hex when possible.

s10wen commented Aug 31, 2012

Gotcha, cool cheers.

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paulirish commented Aug 31, 2012

bingo. thx curtis :)

i'm just saying for authoring usability... I think jumping onto HSL is
best. use a preprocessor to compile back to hex for legacy browsers if need
be.

and css minifiers already make the 6 to 3 digit crush

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