>There are: Allowed are only the hex colours 00 33 66 99 cc ff in all 3
>pairs. #003366 #ccff99 and so on.
>The web safe palette is an anachronism. Anyone who thinks that using
>'web safe' colours will ensure cross-machine uniformity is sadly
>If you are putting styles in an @imported stylesheet for modern
>(desktop) browsers, with a simple or no <link>ed sheet for older /
>handheld browsers, the @imported sheet is very unlikely to be served
>to 256 colour equipment. There *might* be milage in using websafe
>colours in the simple sheet. But I doubt it.
Ah, don't you love it when someone proves you absolutely and totally 100%
wrong, on all points? ;)
Thanks for the clarifications and insight, you wise men. Based on what Geoff
wrote I might rethink my exclusive use of websafe colors.
But there's one thing you can't take away from me: it makes it much much
easier picking a color in the first place :)