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Re: radial-gradient() proposal

From: Robert O'Callahan <robert@ocallahan.org>
Date: Fri, 6 Nov 2009 09:20:15 +1300
Message-ID: <11e306600911051220j74300d8eqcf8145f5f501d2f4@mail.gmail.com>
To: Simon Fraser <smfr@me.com>
Cc: Brad Kemper <brad.kemper@gmail.com>, Brendan Kenny <bckenny@gmail.com>, www-style list <www-style@w3.org>, "Tab Atkins Jr." <jackalmage@gmail.com>
On Fri, Nov 6, 2009 at 8:32 AM, Simon Fraser <smfr@me.com> wrote:

> I just talked to our local designer, and asked him how he thought about
> gradients in his head. He immediately talked about two endpoints, rather
> than thinking of angles. In other words, he thinking of the gradient tool in
> Photoshop, not the Gradient Overlay layer effect.
>

Wouldn't that just be because specifying endpoints is easier to use when you
have a fixed-size layout, so that's what people are used to doing in
Photoshop, even if their goal is a particular angle?

Rob
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