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Re: [css3-images] Resolving on gradient issues

From: Tab Atkins Jr. <jackalmage@gmail.com>
Date: Tue, 9 Aug 2011 10:04:24 -0700
Message-ID: <CAAWBYDBkxuZeQJTav1kHf0qU2WAPg-D+VRd7k577a07E+siebA@mail.gmail.com>
To: Brad Kemper <brad.kemper@gmail.com>
Cc: Alan Gresley <alan@css-class.com>, Rafal Chlodnicki <rchlodnicki@opera.com>, "www-style@w3.org" <www-style@w3.org>
On Tue, Aug 9, 2011 at 9:55 AM, Brad Kemper <brad.kemper@gmail.com> wrote:
> On Aug 9, 2011, at 9:07 AM, "Tab Atkins Jr." <jackalmage@gmail.com> wrote:
>> On Tue, Aug 9, 2011 at 8:41 AM, Brad Kemper <brad.kemper@gmail.com> wrote:
>>> Sorry I missed that post by Rafel. My view on repeating radial gradients is that they were just introduced in order to have spec symmetry with repeating linear gradients, and not because there was any actual need for them from authors.
>>
>> Not really.  I mean, it would be surprising to authors if there were a
>> repeating linear but not radial gradient, but during early research
>> for the spec I've also seen examples of things that would use
>> repeating radial gradients if they were present.
>
> Any examples of use in Web site using the prefixed version? I saw one[1] in Lea Verou's patterns gallery, but but none of the color stops can actuallybe seen to repeat (I think it is just there for some side effect).
>
> 1) http://leaverou.me/css3patterns/#marrakesh

No, I haven't looked for any since the initial research.

(Btw, you can change the gradients in Lea's example there.  If you do,
you'll see that the repeating-radial lets you omit a few color stops
that you'd have to specify if it was a normal radial.)

~TJ
Received on Tuesday, 9 August 2011 17:05:23 GMT

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