When is a color not a color

Mike Bonner bonnmike at gmail.com
Sat Jun 8 02:06:43 EDT 2013


A single integer is also true with "1" is a color also. The dictionary says
if it sees an integer it returns true to maintain compatibility with
supercard. Methinks the matching is still a bit loose. Works fine with hex
designation though.

put "#ffffff" is a color returns true as expected, and put "#gggggg"
returns false also as expected. So, avoid integers and use hex format to
bipass the issue.


On Fri, Jun 7, 2013 at 11:54 PM, J. Landman Gay <jacque at hyperactivesw.com>wrote:

> On 6/7/13 8:57 PM, Ralph DiMola wrote:
>
>> Pete,
>>
>> Isn't the 4th number the alpha channel?
>>
>
> That was my first thought too until the engine told me that
> "1,2,3,456,78,2013" was also a color. Seems it not only ignores the number
> ranges, but it only looks to see if there are (at least) 3 items.
>
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