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RE: [css3-images] Summary of recent gradient issues

From: Brian Manthos <brianman@microsoft.com>
Date: Fri, 17 Jun 2011 17:34:52 +0000
To: Florian Rivoal <florianr@opera.com>, Simon Fraser <smfr@me.com>, "Tab Atkins Jr." <jackalmage@gmail.com>
CC: www-style list <www-style@w3.org>
Message-ID: <9710FCC2E88860489239BE0308AC5D1703A0EE@TK5EX14MBXC264.redmond.corp.microsoft.com>
You are correct, I meant 45deg in the square box case.  (Was trying to keep it 'simple'.)

-Brian

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Florian Rivoal [mailto:florianr@opera.com]
> Sent: Friday, June 17, 2011 1:51 AM
> To: Simon Fraser; Tab Atkins Jr.; Brian Manthos
> Cc: www-style list
> Subject: Re: [css3-images] Summary of recent gradient issues
> 
> > I think "upwards rightwards" and "rightwards upwards" are both fine.
> >
> > What I took issue with was "bottom left" meaning "upwards
> rightwards".
> > I was fine with "up right" meaning "upwards rightwards".
> >
> > Compass directions* would be simplest, but that would apparently
> incur
> > issues with globalization as per prior mails on this topic.
> >
> > * N=0deg, NE=45deg, etc.
> 
> Compass directions don't work, because as you said NE means 45deg, but
> "upwards rightwards" does not mean that. It means towards the upper-
> right
> corner of the box. That is only 45 degrees when the box is square, and
> the
> whole reason we need these keywords is to be able to point towards the
> corner of non-square boxes.
> 
>   - Florian

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