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Re: Gradient syntax (was Re: [CSSWG] Minutes and Resolutions 2009-08-12)

From: Robert O'Callahan <robert@ocallahan.org>
Date: Fri, 14 Aug 2009 11:25:25 +1200
Message-ID: <11e306600908131625g77214397w767af7359ddf9bf1@mail.gmail.com>
To: CRJaquez@gmail.com
Cc: "L. David Baron" <dbaron@dbaron.org>, "www-style@w3.org" <www-style@w3.org>
On Fri, Aug 14, 2009 at 11:21 AM, Christopher Robert Jaquez <
crjaquez@gmail.com> wrote:

>  Robert O'Callahan wrote:
>
> On Fri, Aug 14, 2009 at 10:21 AM, Christopher Robert Jaquez <
> crjaquez@gmail.com> wrote:
>
>> I like that.  And for a linear gradient, the end value could
>> optionally be <angle> <color> <length>
>>
>
>  That would just be <angle> <color>.
>
>
> Not necessarily.  I intended <angle> <color> <length> as that is what is
> required to determine the point.  Otherwise, you have the direction but
> where do you stop?  The stop point is essentially a polar coordinate
> centered at the start point in this case.
>

Yes, but specifying a length here isn't very useful for authors.

A better approach would be to specify the <angle> *and* a point through
which the end line must pass, which is what we're talking about on the other
thread.

Rob
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