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Re: magic corner gradient revisited

From: Tab Atkins Jr. <jackalmage@gmail.com>
Date: Mon, 8 Aug 2011 15:00:09 -0700
Message-ID: <CAAWBYDC3n4t+u61b675wVVuG2q9TrnBX6i8JTLXNmWZjG4_nag@mail.gmail.com>
To: Brian Manthos <brianman@microsoft.com>
Cc: Brad Kemper <brad.kemper@gmail.com>, fantasai <fantasai.lists@inkedblade.net>, www-style list <www-style@w3.org>
On Mon, Aug 8, 2011 at 2:55 PM, Brian Manthos <brianman@microsoft.com> wrote:
> Brad:
>>Tab:
>>> Though, if something like "to top left" is acceptable, I'll go ahead
>>> and do it.  You'd better pass the testsuite, though.  ^_^
>>You and I were OK with that ("to top left"), but I can't find
>> where Brian said he could live with that. I hope he can, as
>> it is a direction to head to, instead of >a side.
>
> CON:
> 1. Three letter overhead ("to ").
> PRO:
> 1. Fewer letter overhead (5) than using "from ".
> 2. Fewer letter overhead (5 or 10) than adding "wards".
> 3. Resolves the original "keyword opposite angles" problem.
> 4. Resolves ambiguity vs. "from side" model.
> 5. Allows for corner gradient syntax to survive.
> 6. Prefixed and unprefixed syntax are easily differentiable by computers and humans.
>
> That's a nice list of PROs with only one CON.
>
> I can live with it.

All right, I'll make the change momentarily.

~TJ
Received on Monday, 8 August 2011 22:01:13 GMT

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