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Re: several messages about radial gradients

From: Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch>
Date: Sun, 10 Feb 2008 00:07:48 +0000 (UTC)
To: Boris Zbarsky <bzbarsky@MIT.EDU>
Cc: HTML WG <public-html@w3.org>
Message-ID: <Pine.LNX.4.62.0802100007160.20115@hixie.dreamhostps.com>

On Fri, 1 Feb 2008, Boris Zbarsky wrote:
>
> Ian Hickson wrote:
> > > (Firefox uses the
> > > same Cairo functions for radial gradients in canvas and SVG, but it
> > > doesn't follow the canvas spec for one-circle-not-inside.)
> > 
> > Ok, so the initial argument -- that we should change to match SVG in order
> > to help implementations -- seems to be a non-issue.
> 
> I'm not sure how that follows, given that Philip specifically gave an 
> example of an implementation that would have to work around the 
> differences between the two models (leading at best to more code 
> complexity, and at worst to either code duplication, dropping of the 
> feature, or an implementation that does not follow the spec).

I thought Philip explained that the SVG model was strictly a subset of the 
current <canvas> model. Is that not the case?

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