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Re: Talk on radial gradients

From: Robert O'Callahan <robert@ocallahan.org>
Date: Mon, 24 Aug 2009 22:04:03 -0700
Message-ID: <11e306600908242204l5a2d66f5l793084e453db1313@mail.gmail.com>
To: Simon Fraser <smfr@me.com>
Cc: "Tab Atkins Jr." <jackalmage@gmail.com>, www-style list <www-style@w3.org>
On Sun, Aug 23, 2009 at 9:43 PM, Simon Fraser <smfr@me.com> wrote:

> On Aug 23, 2009, at 11:18 am, Tab Atkins Jr. wrote:
>
>  Third, and this is something I'm not completely sure on yet but think
>> is probably important, you should be able to specify elliptical
>> shapes.
>>
>
> I agree, but FYI elliptical shapes are not supported by Core Graphics on
> Mac,
> so there may be significant impediments to implementation.


You can draw elliptical radial gradients with CG by setting up a transform
before drawing the gradient. Anyone with a graphics subsystem capable of
handling SVG should be able to handle this.

Rob
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