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Re: [css3-images] Features Overview

From: Brad Kemper <brad.kemper@gmail.com>
Date: Wed, 11 May 2011 13:04:20 -0700
Message-Id: <32CBE70F-F911-47C4-9675-917A2B6F9037@gmail.com>
Cc: fantasai <fantasai.lists@inkedblade.net>, "www-style@w3.org" <www-style@w3.org>, "public-media-fragment@w3.org" <public-media-fragment@w3.org>
To: Brian Manthos <brianman@microsoft.com>


On May 11, 2011, at 12:49 PM, Brian Manthos <brianman@microsoft.com> wrote:

>> From: Brad Kemper [mailto:brad.kemper@gmail.com]
>> Good question. And do you grab a different image from the multi-image file
>> when the background size changes? I think there is too much the UA can't
>> guess, and the author needs to say which image should be used. Absent
>> that, the UA just grabs the one with the most bytes and hopes for the best.
> 
> "The most bytes" isn't always accessible, and has basically no meaning at all for gradients.

I thought we were talking about choosing the appropriate image from a multi-image file, such as an .ico file. Gradients wouldn't matter there. I just meant choose the part that has the greatest (color depth x pixel count), when the author doesn't (or can't?) say which part to use from that file. 
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