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Re: [CSSWG] Minutes and Resolutions 2009-08-12

From: Brad Kemper <brad.kemper@gmail.com>
Date: Thu, 13 Aug 2009 14:34:26 -0700
Message-Id: <9B1E35EC-68E3-4096-A5E6-2C254454FBFD@gmail.com>
To: "robert@ocallahan.org" <robert@ocallahan.org>
Cc: fantasai <fantasai.lists@inkedblade.net>, "Tab Atkins Jr." <jackalmage@gmail.com>, "www-style@w3.org" <www-style@w3.org>


On Aug 13, 2009, at 1:43 PM, "Robert O'Callahan"  
<robert@ocallahan.org> wrote:

> Being able to specify an angle is reasonable. However, if you want a  
> linear gradient to go from one corner of the box to another, for  
> example, and you don't know the size of the box, then you can't use  
> an angle, or if you do know the size of the box, then you have to do  
> some trigonometry.

I don't see how that is true. The corner is implied by the angle, and  
once you have that it is the same math as defining a stop from  
keywords like "top left" or "bottom right" or whatever. 
Received on Thursday, 13 August 2009 21:35:12 GMT

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