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Re: [css3-background][css3-images] background-repeat: none and extend

From: Tab Atkins Jr. <jackalmage@gmail.com>
Date: Wed, 15 Dec 2010 16:06:43 -0800
Message-ID: <AANLkTi=er7X00fhMY7VAGTiAwTO2iYHggg-0pwFU=hxj@mail.gmail.com>
To: Simon Fraser <smfr@me.com>
Cc: www-style list <www-style@w3.org>
On Wed, Dec 15, 2010 at 1:45 PM, Simon Fraser <smfr@me.com> wrote:
> I'm thinking that a better property name would have been background-fill:
>
> background-fill: [tile | tile-x | tile-y | extend | none]
>
> but it's probably too late to add that now.

Agreed on both points.

If I define an @image rule (which I'm thinking I will, though I'll
probably wait for Image Values 4), I'll likely name the property
'fill' or similar.


> One question is whether you'd ever want to both tile an image with
> infinite extent, and well as have 'extend' behavior. I could imagine
> wanting to tile radial gradients, yet have them all extend to get a
> a certain "wall of cones" type effect.

Hm, I'm not sure I understand.  Do you mean, do the whole
repeat-at-offsets thing that tiling does, but do an extend and then
composite all the images together?

~TJ
Received on Thursday, 16 December 2010 00:07:36 GMT

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