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Re: [css3-images] new side-or-corner keywords?

From: Tab Atkins Jr. <jackalmage@gmail.com>
Date: Fri, 12 Aug 2011 15:31:50 -0700
Message-ID: <CAAWBYDALDKEPipYhiDjHgCzsTXM0XW4q+zGPF6SX3VmKhfJLSw@mail.gmail.com>
To: Brad Kemper <brad.kemper@gmail.com>
Cc: Brian Manthos <brianman@microsoft.com>, Florian Rivoal <florianr@opera.com>, "www-style@w3.org" <www-style@w3.org>
On Fri, Aug 12, 2011 at 3:30 PM, Brad Kemper <brad.kemper@gmail.com> wrote:
> I still don't understand. It seems simple enough on the surface to be able to determine e.g. what the 'start' side is, translate it to a physical side and proceed as normal.
>
> Or do you mean implementation-wise it is hard to track the value throughout the background and into the image?
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> So far this is only about affecting the direction within the gradient itself, and not about affecting background property values such as 'background-position'. Does that make it harder to track?

Indeed.  It doesn't seem particularly harder to do this than it would
be to track logical keywords in any other property, like text-align.

~TJ
Received on Friday, 12 August 2011 22:32:37 GMT

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