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

From: Brad Kemper <brad.kemper@gmail.com>
Date: Fri, 14 Aug 2009 13:04:11 -0700
Message-Id: <E61B5FFE-96E4-4459-B05D-05065112E4E6@gmail.com>
To: fantasai <fantasai.lists@inkedblade.net>
Cc: "www-style@w3.org" <www-style@w3.org>


On Aug 14, 2009, at 12:02 PM, fantasai <fantasai.lists@inkedblade.net>  
wrote:

> 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
>

I'd rather see clarification in those other specs for what happens  
when when images have no intrinsic dimensions. 
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