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Re: several messages about radial gradients

From: Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch>
Date: Fri, 13 Jun 2008 06:50:13 +0000 (UTC)
To: Philip Taylor <pjt47@cam.ac.uk>
Cc: "public-html@w3.org" <public-html@w3.org>
Message-ID: <Pine.LNX.4.62.0806130645090.8559@hixie.dreamhostps.com>

On Thu, 14 Feb 2008, Philip Taylor wrote:
> I think the relevant issue is that the various low-level rendering 
> libraries (and the different versions of those libraries, and the 
> different backends within each version) are sufficiently interoperable 
> for SVG but not for canvas, and it is significantly easier for 
> implementors if we fix that by changing canvas to only use the 
> interoperable subset of those libraries (by forcing the smaller circle 
> to be contained within the larger circle, which just requires a few 
> extra calculations in the canvas API implementation), rather than 
> requiring changes inside those libraries.

I guess my preference at this point is to wait and see, rather than 
changing it again. If it turns out to be a problem that doesn't solve 
itself, we can simplify it as you suggest.

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