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Re: [css3-images] Premultiplication switch (was: gradient pre-multiplied interpolation)

From: Brad Kemper <brad.kemper@gmail.com>
Date: Wed, 27 Jul 2011 16:49:14 -0700
Message-Id: <EBC81244-BC3D-4B9A-8354-13FB8496CF33@gmail.com>
Cc: "Tab Atkins Jr." <jackalmage@gmail.com>, Chris Lilley <chris@w3.org>, Leif Arne Storset <lstorset@opera.com>, "www-style@w3.org" <www-style@w3.org>
To: Brian Manthos <brianman@microsoft.com>


On Jul 27, 2011, at 2:53 PM, Brian Manthos <brianman@microsoft.com> wrote:

> I meant an example usage, but that's good enough for now.
> 
> I'd rather see the interpolation specified in the gradient specification itself.
> 
> Doing it as part of the gradient itself would allow for varying the interpolation mode across layers of a background-image specification, whereas doing it as a separate property wouldn't allow that.  Unless of course you want to make color-interpolation a layered property as well...

That strikes me as a very good point. An author who who wants this level of control over whether or not to premultiply might also want to control it on a background layer by background layer basis. 
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