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RE: CSS Textures (Was: Colour gradient backgrounds.)

From: Ernest Cline <ernestcline@mindspring.com>
Date: Tue, 11 May 2004 10:30:29 -0400
Message-ID: <410-220045211143029937@mindspring.com>
To: "Max Romantschuk" <max@provico.fi>
Cc: www-style@w3.org

From: Max Romantschuk <max@provico.fi>
> One (wild) idea is to introduce a texture concept into CSS. Currently 
> CSS deals with colors and backgrounds. Images are always a special case.
> If a texture concept was introduced it might make things more simple in 
> the end. A texture could basically be anything, and the whole 
> color/gradient/image/tiled-image deal could be wrapped up in the texture.

The problem is that any useful texture proposal would be no easier than
using images from either the POV of the user or the computer and would
add nothing that images don't already add. So there is no reason to
add textures to CSS.  Textures are already there as a use case of images.
Received on Tuesday, 11 May 2004 10:30:41 UTC

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