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Package xkcdcolors for

In the year 2010, Randall Munroe on posted a really fun and nice article on the iconic web of xkcd. He did a very curious experiment: showing colors to a lot of people and asking to name each one.

Afterward, he processed the data and sorted the names for each color by popularity — that means, how many people gave the same name to the same color (no guidance here! Read the post linked above for details).

He obtained a nice list of around 950 color names. It's not at all surprising that a lot of people forged CloudyBlue, but some color is really surprising, like for example BabyPoopGreen or DullPink...

LICENSE

This package use Randall Munroe's file rgb.txt which is distributed under CC0 1.0. You can use that license or LPPL 1.3c

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xkcdcolors – xkcd names of colors

In the year 2010, Randall Munroe on posted a really funny and nice article on xkcd. He made a very curious experiment: showing colors to a lot of people and asking to name each one.

Afterward, he processed the data and sorted the names for each color by popularity — that means, how many people gave the same name to the same color.

This package makes the collected color names usable with .

Packagexkcdcolors
Home pagehttp://rlog.rgtti.com/2015/10/23/xkcd-color-list-for-latex-users/
Bug trackerhttps://github.com/Rmano/xkcdcolors/issues
Repositoryhttps://github.com/Rmano/xkcdcolors
Version1.0.1
LicensesThe Project Public License 1.3c
CC0 1.0
Copyright2019 Romano Giannetti
MaintainerRomano Giannetti
Contained inTeX Live as xkcdcolors
MiKTeX as xkcdcolors
TopicsColour
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