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Re: Splitting background-position in two different attributes

From: Brad Kemper <brad.kemper@gmail.com>
Date: Thu, 4 Aug 2011 10:12:30 -0700
Cc: Christian Sciberras <uuf6429@gmail.com>, www-style@w3.org
Message-Id: <E15F919A-1B7D-4316-8CA1-FFC9839B7667@gmail.com>
To: Tab Atkins Jr. <jackalmage@gmail.com>

On Aug 4, 2011, at 9:21 AM, Tab Atkins Jr. wrote:

> On Thu, Aug 4, 2011 at 1:40 AM, Christian Sciberras <uuf6429@gmail.com> wrote:
>> ========= Introduction =========
>> 
>> This issue has been previously covered here:
>> 
>> http://www.w3.org/Style/CSS/Tracker/issues/9
>> 
>> I believe the example used does not highlight the importance of such a feature.
> [snip]
>> ========= Conclusion =========
>> 
>> - Without background-position-[x|y], there is a lot more code and more
>> room for error.
>> - State positions cannot be separated from type/subject positions.
>> - Code is significantly larger to replace this feature.
> 
> Hi!  Thanks for emailing the list!
> 
> As you indicated, this has been discussed before, and rejected.  I
> believe the reasoning for it being rejected is still valid.

I think animation might be a good reason to reconsider. It seems like it would be useful to animate the background in two different directions independently of each other.
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