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RE: Gradient syntax proposal

From: David Perrell <davidp@hpaa.com>
Date: Sat, 15 Aug 2009 15:52:14 -0700
To: "Brad Kemper" <brad.kemper@gmail.com>
Cc: "Tab Atkins Jr." <jackalmage@gmail.com>, "Andrew Fedoniouk" <news@terrainformatica.com>, "www-style list" <www-style@w3.org>
Message-ID: <HIEDLECHAFDEPLGKECDDMELHAMAB.davidp@hpaa.com>
Brad Kemper wrote:
| You mean because having the bg-positions to start and stop on is
| essentially creating a new box with it's own internal dimensions of
| 0%-100% and 0px or more? You thinking you can just create a second
| background thats as small as that box? I was think of that too, but
| the gradation actually needs to keep going on all four sides of that
| box, even at odd angles, so I don't think that'd work.

Well, could no-repeat stop it from going on all four sides?

Oh, wait, semantically, that makes no sense...

Except that it's an IMAGE, not a color, right? Sized background images with
no-repeat don't go out on all four sides.

David Perrell
Received on Saturday, 15 August 2009 22:53:09 GMT

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