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Re: [css3-images] linear-gradient keywords and angles are opposite

From: fantasai <fantasai.lists@inkedblade.net>
Date: Fri, 10 Jun 2011 11:19:14 +0900
Message-ID: <4DF17F22.3070104@inkedblade.net>
To: www-style@w3.org
On 06/10/2011 09:14 AM, Brian Manthos wrote:
>> From: Simon Fraser [mailto:smfr@me.com]
>> I don't like this, for the reason that fantasai described earlier in the thread. I
>> think it's more intuitive for the keyword to describe the starting position of
>> the gradient. It comes as the first parameter, so logically associates with the
>> start of the gradient. Similarly, in the declaration it comes next to the first
>> color stop, so mentally will be associated with that stop.
>>
>> linear-gradient(left, black, white)
>>
>> It just obviously a black->white gradient from left to right. Being right-to-left
>> just hurts my brain.
>
> linear-gradient(0deg, black, white);
>
> Does it also hurt your brain that black is not used at the 0deg side of the
> coordinate system?

No, because I'm taking an angle as a direction to move in, not as a start point.

~fantasai
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