W3C home > Mailing lists > Public > www-style@w3.org > December 1995

RE: Comments on CSS, Level 1, 23-Nov-95

From: Chris Wilson (Exchange) <cwilso@exchange.microsoft.com>
Date: Mon, 4 Dec 1995 11:52:12 -0800
Message-Id: <c=US%a=_%p=Microsoft%l=GOOFY951204115208QX002704@yuri.microsoft.com>
To: "www-style@w3.org" <www-style@w3.org>
Cc: "glenn@stonehand.com" <glenn@stonehand.com>, Hakon Lie <Hakon.Lie@sophia.inria.fr>, lilley <lilley@afs.mcc.ac.uk>
Or bg-fade & bg-fade-direction.

	-Chris


----------
From: 	www-style@w3.org[SMTP:www-style@w3.org]
Sent: 	Monday, December 04, 1995 9:16 AM
To: 	www-style@w3.org
Cc: 	glenn@stonehand.com; Hakon Lie; lilley
Subject: 	Re: Comments on CSS, Level 1, 23-Nov-95

At 4:16p 12/04/95, Hakon Lie wrote:
>lilley@afs.mcc.ac.uk writes:
>
> > > (12) bg-light-source - move to level 2 (please don't propose new and
> > > exciting but unimplemented properties for level 1!)
> >
> > I agree that the name is misleading; it does not specify a light source.
> > It specifies a way of interpolating between two colours. Unlike Glenn I
> > think this should (suitably renamed) be in CSS level 1, precisely 
because
> > it allows those mid blue to dark blue transitions (for example) that are 
so
> > popular for presentations and which canniot be done in a window-size
> > independent manner in current UAs.
>
>Yup. Do you have a better name/metaphor? Also, the use of N(orth)
>S(outh) etc to specify a "light-source" (ooops, there is is again) was
>a first attempt. Suggestions welcome, even if is seems like it will
>end up in CSS2.

Hmm...

  "gradient", "gradient-angle"

   Other forms: gradation, gradate (verb)

to use terms found in my paint program's manual...

(Not to be confused with graduate/graduation which is something different.)


-Walter

__________________________________________________________________________
    Walter Ian Kaye <boo@best.com>       | Excel | FoxPro | AppleScript |
          Mountain View, CA              |--------- programmer ---------|
 http://www.natural-innovations.com/     |   Macintosh    |   Windows   |
Received on Monday, 4 December 1995 15:41:01 GMT

This archive was generated by hypermail 2.2.0+W3C-0.50 : Monday, 27 April 2009 13:53:43 GMT