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Re: [css3-images] Gradient Magic

From: Tab Atkins Jr. <jackalmage@gmail.com>
Date: Mon, 25 Jul 2011 09:10:43 -0700
Message-ID: <CAAWBYDA10B1105T6yqf659a+ge6O9Gzq5nL4J_2P1A1RFzehPQ@mail.gmail.com>
To: Rik Cabanier <cabanier@gmail.com>
Cc: Alexander Shpack <shadowkin@gmail.com>, Behnam Esfahbod ZWNJ <behnam@zwnj.org>, WWW-Style <www-style@w3.org>
On Sun, Jul 24, 2011 at 11:35 PM, Rik Cabanier <cabanier@gmail.com> wrote:
> What type of meshes were you looking at? Simple lattice or Coons/Tensor
> product patch?
> Even you can't draw the stated gradient with 1 patch mesh, you could do it
> with a larger number of patches. In PDF/Postscript this collection of
> patches is called a gradient mesh.

Coons patch, though as far as I can tell it wouldn't have mattered
here.  It was a two-patch mesh.

> I'm not sure if there is a need for such a complicated beast in CSS.

I agree!  I was just playing around with teaching myself some graphics
concepts.  Mesh gradients are indeed too complex to be done well in
CSS, I believe.

~TJ
Received on Monday, 25 July 2011 16:11:30 GMT

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