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RE: [css3-images] Gradient Magic

From: Brian Manthos <brianman@microsoft.com>
Date: Tue, 19 Jul 2011 22:59:39 +0000
To: Tab Atkins Jr. <jackalmage@gmail.com>, Behnam Esfahbod ZWNJ <behnam@zwnj.org>
CC: Brad Kemper <brad.kemper@gmail.com>, WWW-Style <www-style@w3.org>
Message-ID: <9710FCC2E88860489239BE0308AC5D1708794B@TK5EX14MBXC266.redmond.corp.microsoft.com>
Use case:  Applying the same linear-gradient value for background-image across boxes of different aspect ratios.

-----Original Message-----
From: Tab Atkins Jr. [mailto:jackalmage@gmail.com] 
Sent: Tuesday, July 19, 2011 1:37 PM
To: Behnam Esfahbod ZWNJ
Cc: Brian Manthos; Brad Kemper; WWW-Style
Subject: Re: [css3-images] Gradient Magic

On Mon, Jul 18, 2011 at 10:56 PM, Behnam Esfahbod ZWNJ <behnam@zwnj.org> wrote:
> The square-box-and-fill model works better with the "object-fit"
> property and it's "fill" value. In fact, having a solution based on 
> the object-fit property, there is the possibility to support yet a few 
> more methods, like "cover", which is also impossible to implement 
> using the current features. Also, note that "object-fit: contain" is 
> equivalent to "45deg" or "135deg".

Are there any use-cases for such things?  They definitely *could* be done, but I cant' think of any reason why you'd want to.  It would be equivalent to you just specifying an angle directly (something of the form n*90deg + 45deg), with a bit of a scale thrown in.

~TJ

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