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Re: [css3-images] Making gradients readable

From: Brad Kemper <brad.kemper@gmail.com>
Date: Mon, 31 Oct 2011 06:23:29 -0700
Message-Id: <EB22E998-1BAB-4E58-B61E-32C81335D5D3@gmail.com>
Cc: "www-style@w3.org" <www-style@w3.org>
To: fantasai <fantasai.lists@inkedblade.net>
On Oct 30, 2011, at 10:25 PM, fantasai <fantasai.lists@inkedblade.net> wrote:

> And while I'm at it, I'm going to toss in the idea that linear-gradient(), like
> radial-gradient(), should be able to take an explicit size argument up front,
> because if I'm resizing a fixed-length gradient that has 15 color stops from 5em
> to 7em, I'd rather not change all the color stops.
> 
>  linear-gradient( <length>?
>                   [ <angle> | from <side-or-corner> ]
>                   as <color-stop> [, <color-stop>]+ )
> 
>  /* photocopy edge effect */
>  linear-gradient(4em from top as
>                  0% #00, 20% #4F, 27% #6F, 60% #E6, 67% #F0, 74% #F5, 100% #FF)

I think it is likely that 99% of all real gradient usage on Web pages will be 2-3 color stops. I think we could safely leave this extra feature until CSS4, if we are trying to move things along and not make them more complicated. 
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