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

From: Brad Kemper <brad.kemper@gmail.com>
Date: Mon, 29 Nov 2010 12:33:50 -0800
Message-Id: <1BD9B601-6CA2-4DC5-9C5B-4163FB8F9D21@gmail.com>
Cc: "Tab Atkins Jr." <jackalmage@gmail.com>, www-style list <www-style@w3.org>
To: David Singer <singer@apple.com>

On Nov 29, 2010, at 11:50 AM, David Singer <singer@apple.com> wrote:

> 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?

I dint think so, since gradient(), SVG, and maybe others can create dimensionless images. 
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