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

From: Simon Fraser <smfr@me.com>
Date: Wed, 15 Dec 2010 16:35:47 -0800
Cc: www-style list <www-style@w3.org>
Message-id: <06493E7C-4A2D-4934-B3AD-A03CB1405C82@me.com>
To: "Tab Atkins Jr." <jackalmage@gmail.com>

On Dec 15, 2010, at 4:06 PM, Tab Atkins Jr. wrote:

> 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?

Presactly. Could be used for some neat effects. The drawing would
get costly, though.

Simon
Received on Thursday, 16 December 2010 00:36:54 GMT

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