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Re: Stretchy backgrounds? (background-width,height properties)

From: Chris Lilley <chris@w3.org>
Date: Thu, 12 Jul 2001 04:11:41 +0200
Message-ID: <3B4D075D.DBDA3611@w3.org>
To: Dylan Schiemann <dylans@yahoo.com>
CC: Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch>, www-style@w3.org

Dylan Schiemann wrote:

> > > - better definitions for opacity
> >
> > This is being worked on, but is not a top priority.
> The main point I had a while back was that setting
> opacity on the element rather than on properties of an
> element seemed like a bad idea. 
Well, it is not a bad idea, but it is different to setting individual
components i agree. Basically there is a use case for both of these.

>  For example, it makes
> sense to be able to set the opacity of the background
> independent of the foreground color.

Yes. But the resence of the group opacity prperty 'opacity' does not
preclude being able to set, for example, border opacity using a separate

For examples, see the SVG spec whichhas the group opacity property
'opacity' but also has fill opacity, stroke opacity, opacity on stops on
a gradient, and so forth.

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