That's an awesome library, thanks for all the work you've done on it. 
Very handly to have a reference library for colour computations, so I 
can check if my C++ code is doing the right thing :D

Kind regards,
Samuel

On 17/07/14 14:56, Austin Ziegler wrote:
> color version 1.7.1 has been released!
>
> * home: <https://github.com/halostatue/color>
> * code: <https://github.com/halostatue/color>
> * bugs: <https://github.com/halostatue/color/issues>
> * rdoc: <http://rubydoc.info/github/halostatue/color>
> * continuous integration: <{img src="https://travis-ci.org/halostatue/color.png" /}[https://travis-ci.org/halostatue/color]>
> * test coverage: <{img src="https://coveralls.io/repos/halostatue/color/badge.png" alt="Coverage Status" /}[https://coveralls.io/r/halostatue/color]>
>
> Color is a Ruby library to provide basic RGB, CMYK, HSL, and other colourspace
> manipulation support to applications that require it. It also provides 152
> named RGB colours (184 with spelling variations) that are commonly supported in
> HTML, SVG, and X11 applications. A technique for generating monochromatic
> contrasting palettes is also included.
>
> The Color library performs purely mathematical manipulation of the colours
> based on colour theory without reference to colour profiles (such as sRGB or
> Adobe RGB). For most purposes, when working with RGB and HSL colour spaces,
> this won't matter. Absolute colour spaces (like CIE L*a*b* and XYZ) and cannot
> be reliably converted to relative colour spaces (like RGB) without colour
> profiles.
>
> Color version 1.7.1 adds Color::RGB::RebeccaPurple for the colour #663399 in
> honour of Rebecca Meyer, the daughter of Eric Meyer, who passed away on the 7th
> of June, 2014. Her favourite colour was purple.
> {rebeccapurple}[http://meyerweb.com/eric/thoughts/2014/06/19/rebeccapurple/]
>
> Barring bugs introduced in this release, this is the last version of color that
> supports Ruby 1.8, so make sure that your gem specification is set properly (to
> <tt>~> 1.6</tt>) if that matters for your application.
>
> Changes:
>
> ## 1.7.1 / 2014-06-12
>
> * Minor enhancements:
>    * Renamed Color::RGB::BeccaPurple to Color::RGB::RebeccaPurple as stipulated
>      by Eric Meyer. http://meyerweb.com/eric/thoughts/2014/06/19/rebeccapurple/
>      For purposes of backwards compatibility, the previous name is still
>      permitted, but its use is strongly discouraged, and it will be removed in
>      the Color 2.0 release.