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Re: [css3-images] Gradient Magic

From: Tab Atkins Jr. <jackalmage@gmail.com>
Date: Tue, 19 Jul 2011 17:16:59 -0700
Message-ID: <CAAWBYDCrXT+uciZ3oMiaEBmiodGPZPeikj0sQzQBnqBkQ82T4w@mail.gmail.com>
To: Brian Manthos <brianman@microsoft.com>
Cc: Behnam Esfahbod ZWNJ <behnam@zwnj.org>, Brad Kemper <brad.kemper@gmail.com>, WWW-Style <www-style@w3.org>
On Tue, Jul 19, 2011 at 3:59 PM, Brian Manthos <brianman@microsoft.com> wrote:
> From: Tab Atkins Jr. [mailto:jackalmage@gmail.com]
>> 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.
>
> Use case:  Applying the same linear-gradient value for background-image across boxes of different aspect ratios.

It seems like that can be done by just using <angle> for orientation
and <percentage> for color-stop positions.

~TJ
Received on Wednesday, 20 July 2011 00:17:49 GMT

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