convert hex to rgb

This converts the code for a hex color to the code for an rgb color.

function hex2rgb( $colour ) {
        if ( $colour[0] == \'#\' ) {
                $colour = substr( $colour, 1 );
        }
        if ( strlen( $colour ) == 6 ) {
                list( $r, $g, $b ) = array( $colour[0] . $colour[1], $colour[2] . $colour[3], $colour[4] . $colour[5] );
        } elseif ( strlen( $colour ) == 3 ) {
                list( $r, $g, $b ) = array( $colour[0] . $colour[0], $colour[1] . $colour[1], $colour[2] . $colour[2] );
        } else {
                return false;
        }
        $r = hexdec( $r );
        $g = hexdec( $g );
        $b = hexdec( $b );
        return array( \'red\' => $r, \'green\' => $g, \'blue\' => $b );
}