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Re: Gradients in CSS3?

From: Maniac <Maniac@SoftwareManiacs.Org>
Date: Mon, 15 Aug 2005 19:41:45 +0400
Message-ID: <4300B7B9.8050604@SoftwareManiacs.Org>
To: www-style@w3.org

Laurens Holst wrote:

> Eh? Surely everybody knows that if 0 degrees is top-bottom then 90 
> degrees is right-left? And that 45 is something inbetween?

Yes. But 45 is not what you need to specify gradient for a non-sqaure 
rectangle. Keywords 'ul-br' and 'bl-ur' mean straight line from corner 
to corner, no matter how many degrees is this for a given rectangle. 
They don't mean just 45 or -45.

> - Has using keywords in a ‘function’ got precedent? It seems odd.

Then don't make it function, it doesn't matter. Let's make it like this:

background-gradient-colors:blue white;
background-gradient-direction:ul-br;

And use it in a shorthand:

gradient:blue white ul-br;

> Frankly, either is fine with me.

Then why choose? Let's specify gradient-direction both in helpful 
keywords and flexible degrees. Like 'background-position' currently does.
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