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RE: [css3-2d-transforms][css3-images] <position> grammar is duplicated or points to the wrong spec

From: Brian Manthos <brianman@microsoft.com>
Date: Tue, 24 Jan 2012 06:21:07 +0000
To: Sylvain Galineau <sylvaing@microsoft.com>, "L. David Baron" <dbaron@dbaron.org>, Aryeh Gregor <ayg@aryeh.name>
CC: Lea Verou <leaverou@gmail.com>, www-style list <www-style@w3.org>
Message-ID: <9710FCC2E88860489239BE0308AC5D170EB1EFA5@TK5EX14MBXC264.redmond.corp.microsoft.com>
Quick clarification:
The current <position> grammar applies for radial gradients.  The pre-CSS3 inherited behavior of background-position essentially vanishes in the radial-gradient case because the <position> is used to describe the location of a point rather than a rect.

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Brian Manthos [mailto:brianman@microsoft.com]
> Sent: Monday, January 23, 2012 10:15 PM
> To: Sylvain Galineau; L. David Baron; Aryeh Gregor
> Cc: Lea Verou; www-style list
> Subject: RE: [css3-2d-transforms][css3-images] <position> grammar is
> duplicated or points to the wrong spec
> 
> ... and (in prefixed form) in <image> radial gradients in IE10
> previews.
> 
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: Sylvain Galineau [mailto:sylvaing@microsoft.com]
> > Sent: Monday, January 23, 2012 9:42 PM
> > To: L. David Baron; Aryeh Gregor
> > Cc: Lea Verou; www-style list
> > Subject: RE: [css3-2d-transforms][css3-images] <position> grammar is
> > duplicated or points to the wrong spec
> >
> >
> > [L. David Baron:]
> > >
> > > On Monday 2012-01-23 12:32 -0500, Aryeh Gregor wrote:
> > > > On Mon, Jan 23, 2012 at 12:20 PM, Lea Verou <leaverou@gmail.com>
> > wrote:
> > > > > In any case, we are way offtopic. :) If you disagree with the
> > > > > background-position syntax, please start a new thread about it
> > > > > (tagged with [css3-background] or [css4-background])
> > > >
> > > > I don't think we should change background-position syntax, if
> > that's
> > > > what browsers implement already.  I do think we shouldn't copy it
> > to
> > > > transform-origin, given that browsers haven't implemented it yet.
> > >
> > > Gecko's started implementing the new background-position syntax; I
> > don't
> > > know if anybody else has.
> >
> > Support for it shipped in IE9.

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