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Re: Background position

From: Bert Bos <bert@w3.org>
Date: Mon, 25 May 2009 15:55:58 +0200
To: www-style@w3.org
Message-Id: <200905251555.58539.bert@w3.org>
On Monday 18 May 2009, Henrik Hansen wrote:
> Correct me if I'm wrong, but didn't we discuss this recently. If so
> what was the conclusion.

It's issue-9 in the database: 
http://www.w3.org/Style/CSS/Tracker/issues/9

The WG agreed to close the issue. The use case of making "sprites" 
easier wasn't considered enough to complicate CSS for. The benefit of

    background-position-y: -30px

over

    background-position: 0 -30px

isn't huge.

> On Mon, May 18, 2009 at 12:16, Henrik Hansen <henrikb4@gmail.com> 
wrote:
> > Correct me if I'm wrong, but didn't we discuss this recently. If so
> > what was the conclusion.
> >
> > On Sun, May 17, 2009 at 22:18, Sophie <sophie.gousset@laposte.net> 
wrote:
> >> Hello,
> >>
> >> I have searched the archives of the list but didn’t find mention
> >> of this. Is there a possibility of allowing the definition of
> >> background position coordinates separately?
> >>
> >> a{
> >> background:url("...") no-repeat 0 0;
> >> }
> >>
> >> a:hover{
> >> background-position-y:-40px;
> >> }
> >>
> >> This would be useful in reducing css declarations when using
> >> sprite background images.



Bert
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