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Re: [css3-images] Resolving on gradient issues

From: Tab Atkins Jr. <jackalmage@gmail.com>
Date: Thu, 4 Aug 2011 10:46:19 -0700
Message-ID: <CAAWBYDA7dg-DoXzuT2c17HnHZ2gAVq=EADHG3uXWS86hB0rAzg@mail.gmail.com>
To: Brad Kemper <brad.kemper@gmail.com>
Cc: www-style list <www-style@w3.org>
On Thu, Aug 4, 2011 at 9:57 AM, Brad Kemper <brad.kemper@gmail.com> wrote:
> The other downside of punting on diagonals is that is makes 'downward', 'upward', etc. seem much more reasonable than they really are, because nobody then sees the awkward combinations for corners ('downward rightward', gaaaah!).

Whatever we end up doing for corner gradients, it will *not* be
"downward rightward".  Ugh.  Maybe it'll be startpoint/endpoint or
something, I dunno.

> P.S. "down" and "up" are already directions that are not confused with positions, and don't need 'wards' added to them.

Agreed, but "down" and "leftward" look slightly odd together.  I made
them all "-ward" to avoid confusion.

~TJ
Received on Thursday, 4 August 2011 17:50:12 GMT

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