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Re: [css3-images] browser support

From: Simon Fraser <smfr@me.com>
Date: Mon, 07 Feb 2011 08:47:26 -0800
Cc: www-style@w3.org
Message-id: <ABC0E3FB-07FC-42A1-9218-02D1FFC6E320@me.com>
To: irfan mir <theirf@gmail.com>
On Jan 8, 2011, at 2:36 am, irfan mir wrote:

> Hello CSS working group,
>                                       I was looking through the latest draft for CSS3 images and I was trying to implement and test some of the proposed and drafted features
> I was wondering and hoping if someone could answer a few questions I had after reading the Editor's draft published on the 15th of December, 2010.
> 
> In regards to gradients, I could not get them to work in the latest versions of Webkit or Mozilla Firefox.  
> Was there an error in my styling:
> .gradientBox{
>                         background:linear-gradient(#f5f5f5, #d3d3d3);
> }
> 
> or are css3 gradients, the non vendor specific version, as introduced in the draft not yet supported by any browser?

WebKit and Firefox still use a vendor prefix on the gradient images, because the spec is in the very early stages. It hasn't even been published as a Working Draft.

> If so, do you have an estimate when it might be supported in common browsers?

Not really.

> And, finally, is there a method or browser I can use to test these new features and others?

Use the vendor prefixes.

> Thanks in Advance & Best Regards,
>                                                        Irfan Mir
> 
> P.S. The reason why I do not prefer vendor-specific styling is that it is vendor-specific and it does not validate in the W3C's CSS validation test. Speaking of which, would the linear-gradient / radial-gradient validate or not, I am assuming it would not due to its draft status? In other words, does styling have to be out of draft and recommended for use to validate?

I don't know if the validator checks for vendor-prefixed properties.

Simon
Received on Monday, 7 February 2011 16:48:08 GMT

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