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Re: radial-gradient() proposal

From: Dean Jackson <dino@apple.com>
Date: Fri, 06 Nov 2009 11:30:16 +1100
Message-id: <E9BD5382-FFA0-4543-9FB1-33A26113EB1C@apple.com>
To: Brad Kemper <brad.kemper@gmail.com>
Cc: Simon Fraser <smfr@me.com>, "Tab Atkins Jr." <jackalmage@gmail.com>, www-style list <www-style@w3.org>
aargh. I really meant that x points right! sorry.

but, yes, y does point down.

dean

On 06/11/2009, at 10:24, Brad Kemper <brad.kemper@gmail.com> wrote:

> On Nov 5, 2009, at 2:55 PM, Dean Jackson <dino@apple.com> wrote:
>
>> Yes, where the X-axis points left and the Y-axis points down, and  
>> positive 90deg being the angle taken from the X-axis to the Y-axis  
>> (ie. clockwise).
>
> Well, that's just crazy talk. X-axis points right and Y-axis points  
> up in the geometry textbooks I've seen. Even for background- 
> position, X points right, not left.
>
>> [...]
>> Sorry, I've looked through your emails on this thread and I can't  
>> find the examples on the Web you mention. I see your examples of  
>> documents on the Web, but that's different from deployed Web  
>> technologies
>
> I was referring to the documents on the Web that show the  
> traditional ways of showing a specified direction angle. The ones  
> that would be familiar to anyone, and would not require a complete  
> mental reversal for authoring gradients.
Received on Friday, 6 November 2009 00:31:04 GMT

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