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Re: [css3-images] Linear gradients feedback

From: David Singer <singer@apple.com>
Date: Fri, 3 Sep 2010 11:24:30 -0700
Cc: Simon Fraser <smfr@me.com>, www-style list <www-style@w3.org>
Message-Id: <6E52BD1E-1475-4747-890C-43C09E4446F5@apple.com>
To: Tab Atkins Jr. <jackalmage@gmail.com>
If we're trying to distinguish linear gradients that have fixed angles from gradients that get their direction from the containing box, we probably need

linear-box-gradient
linear-enagle-gradient

or something like.  Or maybe I am missing the point...


On Sep 3, 2010, at 10:51 , Tab Atkins Jr. wrote:

> On Fri, Sep 3, 2010 at 8:59 AM, Tab Atkins Jr. <jackalmage@gmail.com> wrote:
>> On Fri, Sep 3, 2010 at 7:59 AM, Simon Fraser <smfr@me.com> wrote:
>>> Glazou reminded me in a tweet of another good reason that we should
>>> strive to keep the different-behaving functions separate: the CSS OM.
>>> We need to design gradients such that the properties exposed in the OM
>>> are sensible, and behave predictably under modification.
>> 
>> That's convincing.  We just need a name, then.  I'm hoping I can do
>> this without resorting to "linear2-gradient()"...
> 
> Maybe just angle-gradient()?  Not sure how happy I am with that, but
> it's the best I've been able to come up with.
> 
> ~TJ
> 

David Singer
Multimedia and Software Standards, Apple Inc.
Received on Friday, 3 September 2010 18:25:07 GMT

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