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

From: fantasai <fantasai.lists@inkedblade.net>
Date: Fri, 14 Aug 2009 12:02:33 -0700
Message-ID: <4A85B4C9.2040001@inkedblade.net>
To: www-style@w3.org
Robert O'Callahan wrote:
> One other thing...
> 
> On Thu, Aug 13, 2009 at 10:40 AM, fantasai 
> <fantasai.lists@inkedblade.net <mailto:fantasai.lists@inkedblade.net>> 
> wrote:
> 
>      * sgalineau can definitely see gradients used for border-image
> 
> 
> I can't, really, at least not as-is. Nor do I see them as being useful 
> for 'list-style-image', 'cursor' or 'content'.
> 
> Orthogonality is cool, but actual use-cases beyond 'background' seem 
> pretty thin. If we have trouble specifying the behaviour of gradients 
> for those other properties (because there's no natural size to use for 
> the gradient, perhaps), I think we could just disallow them.

Sounds like a case for making <gradient> separate from <image>.

~fantasai
Received on Friday, 14 August 2009 19:03:14 GMT

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