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Re: [Proposal] CSS gradients

From: fantasai <fantasai.lists@inkedblade.net>
Date: Sat, 08 Dec 2007 14:05:23 -0800
Message-ID: <475B1523.5030700@inkedblade.net>
To: "Charles A. Landemaine" <landemaine@gmail.com>
CC: www-style@w3.org

Charles A. Landemaine wrote:
> Hello,
> Here's my proposal for the next specifications of CSS:
> We could style elements using scalable gradients using fixed and
> variable units. For instance ...
> I have uploaded an example for you to see better:
> http://www.imgplace.com/directory/dir3583/1197135240.png
> I hope you like the idea.

Hiya Charles,

I think we'll probably leave the gradient definitions with SVG:
you can use an SVG image to define the gradients (which gives you
a lot more flexibility than we could ever reasonably define in
CSS) and position it using the CSS3 Backgrounds and Borders

More browsers are supporting SVG, so I expect we'll see SVG as
background images become a practical solution for gradient
backgrounds on the Web.

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