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Re: Gradient syntax proposal

From: Brad Kemper <brad.kemper@gmail.com>
Date: Fri, 14 Aug 2009 07:25:17 -0700
Message-Id: <9D2B30F2-826C-4B1C-8602-E201BAE433AA@gmail.com>
To: "Tab Atkins Jr." <jackalmage@gmail.com>
Cc: Andrew Fedoniouk <news@terrainformatica.com>, www-style list <www-style@w3.org>

On Aug 14, 2009, at 6:38 AM, "Tab Atkins Jr." <jackalmage@gmail.com>  
wrote:

> On Thu, Aug 13, 2009 at 10:59 PM, Andrew
> Fedoniouk<news@terrainformatica.com> wrote:
>> Drawing in CSS uses two layers for background drawing: color layer
>> and image layer on top of it. So is my question.
>
> The layers are irrelevant.  Conceptually and realistically colors are
> substantially different from images.  You have no control over colors
> beyond just specifying them - they fill whatever you're doing.  A
> gradient is an image.

We did earier discuss the idea of using gradients as a type of color,  
so it could be used anywhere color values are used. But we decided  
against, because there were just too many places where it wouldn't  
work. 
Received on Friday, 14 August 2009 14:26:10 GMT

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