I have a bikeshed, colour suggestions appreciated

Kent Fredric kentfredric at gmail.com
Wed Dec 4 01:17:53 GMT 2013

On 4 December 2013 13:40, Yitzchak Scott-Thoennes <sthoenna at gmail.com> wrote:
> Is it spell correcting the domain names?  It should use

Ah, I think I cracked it.

Its literally translating the domain name directly into the bgcolour=""

field of a page.

And the colours we're providing simply aren't in our browsers dictionary.

So ... its interpreting it as hex.

And non hex characters as 0's

blanc -> b0a0c0 -> http://www.color-hex.com/color/b0a0c0

mauve -> 0a00ve0 -> http://www.color-hex.com/color/0a00e0

cream -> c0ea00 -> http://www.color-hex.com/color/c0ea00

Wow. Web standards eh.


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