Celestial Weasel (celestialweasel) wrote,
Celestial Weasel
celestialweasel

Matter arising

... from a very long time ago, but it has been discussed ...

... via a retweet by mr nja of this parish ...

The names of colours in HTML / X11 do indeed (partially) come from paint samples and crayon colours

http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/www-style/2014Mar/0272.html

I remember Mr Snips, whom God preserve, of Utrecht, saying this and it has always seemed self evident to me that this is the most likely explanation.
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