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Re: radial-gradient() proposal

From: Dean Jackson <dino@apple.com>
Date: Fri, 6 Nov 2009 09:42:41 +1100
Cc: robert@ocallahan.org, Simon Fraser <smfr@me.com>, www-style list <www-style@w3.org>
Message-Id: <7AB13D7F-E938-4293-9E90-700CBB51B850@apple.com>
To: Tab Atkins Jr. <jackalmage@gmail.com>

On 06/11/2009, at 9:35 AM, Tab Atkins Jr. wrote:

> On Thu, Nov 5, 2009 at 2:32 PM, Robert O'Callahan <robert@ocallahan.org 
> > wrote:
>> Wouldn't it make more sense for the default start point to be "top  
>> center"
>> so that the default is a vertical gradient, like with Tab's  
>> proposal? There
>> seem to be far more vertical gradients than diagonal gradients on  
>> the Web.
> That was precisely what I was told when I last asked - vertical
> gradients seem to be the most common.

Yeah, good point.

linear-gradient(yellow, blue) - horizontal from top to bottom

To me, the next most important thing is that the examples below make  

linear-gradient(left, right, yellow, blue) - should be horizontal
linear-gradient(top, bottom, yellow, blue) - should be vertical

I'd suggest these are going to be by far the most common, so they  
should be simple to understand and make sense when read (aloud).

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