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Re: Gradients in CSS3?

From: Slalomsk8er <slalomsk8er@solnet.ch>
Date: Mon, 15 Aug 2005 14:36:12 +0200
Message-ID: <43008C3C.3030900@solnet.ch>
To: www-style@w3.org

Laurens Holst wrote:

> David Woolley schreef:
>>> I was just wondering, was it ever debated why having some syntax for
>>> gradients (as opposed to solid colors) as part of CSS3 Color would
>>> be good/bad?  I was just thinking how interesting it might be if I
>>> could use a gradient on a CSS border.
>> That seems to me to be straying into the area of SVG.  Why not have
>> an SVG image as the border?
> Of course, by the same argument, border-radius is not necessary. Yet
> it is well-received by users as an easy, lightweight and
> well-degrading way to make websites a little prettier.
> So, at the least Id say the idea is worth considering.
As a Webmaster I would like a to have total control for complex things
via SVG.

But some thing like a gradient in CSS  produces much more  cleaner and
readable code.

Gradient has my vote ;)

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