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RE: [css3-background] color transition line

From: Brian Manthos <brianman@microsoft.com>
Date: Wed, 18 Jan 2012 05:52:27 +0000
To: fantasai <fantasai.lists@inkedblade.net>
CC: "www-style@w3.org" <www-style@w3.org>
Message-ID: <9710FCC2E88860489239BE0308AC5D170EB01AF1@TK5EX14MBXC266.redmond.corp.microsoft.com>
With the variety of browsers we have available, there aren't easy to produce examples by just comparing the outputs of current versions of them?  If that's the case, then I find it difficult to support the change since it doesn't seem to solve a problem.

-Brian

> -----Original Message-----
> From: fantasai [mailto:fantasai.lists@inkedblade.net]
> Sent: Tuesday, January 17, 2012 9:19 PM
> To: Brian Manthos
> Cc: www-style@w3.org
> Subject: Re: [css3-background] color transition line
> 
> On 01/17/2012 09:05 PM, Brian Manthos wrote:
> >> However it is not defined what these
> >> transitions look like or how "proportional" maps to a point on the
> >> curve.
> >
> > I'm not sure what I think about this part because I'm having trouble
> visualizing.
> >
> > Can you provide two sample renderings for the same markup where both
> are conformant with the proposed text but one would become non-
> conformant if we defined "what the transition looks like"?
> 
> This part of the text hasn't changed since we first went to CR.
> 
> No, I'm not going to draw pictures for you. Please use your imagination
> instead:
>    - for color transitions, a sudden color change vs. conical gradient
>    - for style renderings, the transition of dots to solid or the
>      transition of double to solid. A sharp, diagonal transition at
>      the corner looks really bad for dots to solid, because a circular
>      dot doesn't extend to the corner -- this is why Zack's suggested
>      rendering has the solid border take up the whole corner. A curved
>      transition from double to solid could be done gradually rather
>      than suddenly.
> 
> ~fantasai
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