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Re: background-transform (Was: Re: [css3-images] Repeating oblique gradients)

From: Tab Atkins Jr. <jackalmage@gmail.com>
Date: Tue, 7 Dec 2010 22:58:13 -0800
Message-ID: <AANLkTintGGG9+40hXZgZc7SkQ+QyLCaEhEDbYnJXhmQP@mail.gmail.com>
To: Rik Cabanier <cabanier@adobe.com>
Cc: Sylvain Galineau <sylvaing@microsoft.com>, Simon Fraser <smfr@me.com>, Leif Arne Storset <lstorset@opera.com>, Brad Kemper <brad.kemper@gmail.com>, www-style list <www-style@w3.org>
On Tue, Dec 7, 2010 at 10:49 PM, Rik Cabanier <cabanier@adobe.com> wrote:
> Rotated patterns are very commonly used in
> graphs ie http://www.vldb.org/conf/2002/S17P01.pdf page 10
> technical drawings http://www.sandia.gov/capabilities/pulsed-power/prog_cap/pub_papers/020040.pdf
> Microsoft Office documents also use patterns a lot.
>
> I can dig more up if you want to.

The graph and technical drawings appear to basically be using repeated
linear gradients, not rotated and tiled images.

That's a decent argument for repeating gradients, though.  I guess
I'll add it back to the spec.

~TJ
Received on Wednesday, 8 December 2010 06:59:07 GMT

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