[whatwg] Web forms 2, input type suggestions

Lachlan Hunt lachlan.hunt at lachy.id.au
Mon Jul 16 02:30:22 PDT 2007

Martin Atkins wrote:
> Lachlan Hunt wrote:
>> http://www.haymespaint.com.au/haymes/colourcentre/
>> http://www.ficml.org/jemimap/style/color/wheel.html
>> http://wellstyled.com/tools/colorscheme2/
> These are some rather contrived examples.

How can you possibly call them contrived, when they are real world 
examples of colour selection applications?

> The first is asking users to select real-world (i.e. paint) colours, while
> this proposal was for screen colours in RGB format. (At least, that was my 
> understanding based on the reference to six-digit hex encoding.)

I think it indicates a limitation with the proposed solution, and a 
perfect example of why we need to start with *problems* and *use cases* 
instead of solutions.  We need to devise a solution that fits the use 
cases, not reject use cases that don't fit the solution.

Lachlan Hunt

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