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Re: [css3-images] Resolving on gradient issues

From: Brad Kemper <brad.kemper@gmail.com>
Date: Thu, 4 Aug 2011 12:03:37 -0700
Message-Id: <61402CB5-4A72-4F8C-83D8-6C4241283398@gmail.com>
Cc: "Tab Atkins Jr." <jackalmage@gmail.com>, www-style list <www-style@w3.org>
To: Brian Manthos <brianman@microsoft.com>


On Aug 4, 2011, at 10:45 AM, Brian Manthos <brianman@microsoft.com> wrote:

> Brad Kemper:
>> That is a slanted way of characterizing it. The way I see it,
>> 'repeating-linear-gradient' is a way of simulating 'background-repeat'
>> on a possibly rotated canvas. background-repeat can already create a
>> repeating gradient (it just doesn't look good when the gradient path is
>> angled).
> 
> Background-repeat has a specific meaning and capabilities.
> 
> Let's not distort the meaning of background-repeat to include "if the <image> is gradient, then adjust the used background-size, apply a transform to that layer of background image rendering, and change the gradient brush such that ...".

That isn't what I suggested. 
Received on Thursday, 4 August 2011 19:04:13 GMT

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