Peter Bleackley wrote: > My personal taste is for the deepest possible purpure (as I said in a > previous message, we should really be using the heraldic colour terms > here). Row 1 column 5. I don't really agree - I find it too dark. Perhaps your monitor is set up differently? Anyway, in the interests of democracy your preference is now on display. [btw, the table of purples works like this: row 1 column 1 is 100% red 100% blue; for every step to the right, subtract 12.5% of both red and blue; for every step down, subtract an additional 6.25% red.] Christophe Grandsire wrote, quoting David Peterson: > >flag at all. Was there a symbolic reason for purple? Is it a left-handed, > >bearded color? > > For me, yes ;) . Purple is the "magical" colour by excellence (OK, it > should be octarine, but then only the eighth son of an eighth son would be > able to see that part of the flag ;))) . Purple is a good replacement ;) ). > > If not accepted, I'll settle for indigo ;) . By all means come and see my bathroom sometime :-) I had it renovated several months back in purple, white and blue. Looks great. Dad said it reminded him of the Scottish highlands with all the purple heather. Adrian.