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Re: magic corner gradient revisited

From: Tab Atkins Jr. <jackalmage@gmail.com>
Date: Mon, 8 Aug 2011 18:27:28 -0700
Message-ID: <CAAWBYDDPtA0d8=70SgD0PHa+cwD8rL9kE2V4UmBHD9GKrKYNew@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 3:00 PM, Tab Atkins Jr. <jackalmage@gmail.com> wrote:
> 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.

Done.  Please check and tell me if I've made any mistakes?  The
examples should be updated now as well.

~TJ
Received on Tuesday, 9 August 2011 01:28:15 GMT

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