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Re: [css3-background] 'background' shorthand

From: David Dorward <david@dorward.me.uk>
Date: Tue, 2 May 2006 16:18:23 +0100
To: www-style@w3.org
Message-ID: <20060502151823.GA17982@us-lot.org>

On Tue, May 02, 2006 at 05:08:01PM +0200, Bert Bos wrote:
> Who can come up with a syntax for the 'background' shorthand that is 
> unambiguous (of course!), easy to read and easy to remember?

Take a leaf out of the font property:

<'background-color'> || <'background-image'> || 
<'background-repeat'> || <'background-attachment'> || 
<'background-position'> [ / <'background-size'> ]?] | inherit

So:

background: red url('tiedye.png') repeat 0 0 / 100px 100px;

This has the benefit of being consistant with the solution used to
solve the problem elsewhere.

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David Dorward                                      http://dorward.me.uk
Received on Tuesday, 2 May 2006 15:18:36 GMT

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