On Jan 25, 2008, at 1:20 AM, Michael Grosberg wrote:

Correct me if I'm wrong, but skimming the roadmap I was unable to find any

reference to work on a swatch palette for named colors, grdients and patterns.

It had been covered by many bugs and feature requests, and is not a single issue. So that is why it had not been added to the roadmap as a single item.

Often the roadmap has been treated as advisory and/or secondary.