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Re: [CSS3]: The background-rotate property

From: Tab Atkins Jr. <jackalmage@gmail.com>
Date: Tue, 18 Jan 2011 09:43:23 -0800
Message-ID: <AANLkTim2dd7GLCw0bAy5q+mzvc_kLCsXnoNz4hKqd3Se@mail.gmail.com>
To: Gabriele Romanato <gabriele.romanato@gmail.com>
Cc: www-style@w3.org
[- css-discuss]

On Tue, Jan 18, 2011 at 8:57 AM, Gabriele Romanato
<gabriele.romanato@gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi all.
> Hope this hasn't been discussed yet:
>
> http://onwebdev.blogspot.com/2011/01/css3-background-rotate-property.html

Yup, it was discussed as a side-topic during some gradient discussions.

background-rotate is useful functionality, but it has a few issues.
For one, like every other new functionality suggested for backgrounds,
it's probably useful more generally than backgrounds.  For example,
you may want to rotate a list-style-image.

For two, rotation is just one type of transformation.  The other types
are probably useful too.  backgrounds can already do scaling (via
background-size), but not skewing.  Other types of images don't even
get that.

This feels like something that should be (a) applicable to all images,
and (b) hooked into the transforms functionality, so you can do more
things with it.

~TJ
Received on Tuesday, 18 January 2011 17:44:15 GMT

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