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Re: [css3-images] Color as an image type

From: David Singer <singer@apple.com>
Date: Mon, 29 Nov 2010 11:50:09 -0800
Cc: www-style list <www-style@w3.org>
Message-Id: <70E284FA-59B1-49AF-BE05-E93845D51D74@apple.com>
To: Tab Atkins Jr. <jackalmage@gmail.com>

On Nov 23, 2010, at 13:14 , Tab Atkins Jr. wrote:

> The latter may be sufficient to pronounce this "not a problem", but
> the extra function is just kind of gratuitous, especially if you're
> already using one of the color functions - "image(rgba(0,0,0,.5))"
> looks uglier than necessary.
> 

shouldn't anything that claims to be making an image (like image() here) be able to provide all its characteristics, including its dimensions?  Isn't this one of the ways an image constructor differs from a color constructor?

David Singer
Multimedia and Software Standards, Apple Inc.
Received on Monday, 29 November 2010 19:50:41 GMT

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