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Re: [css-images] conic-gradient and 'at'

From: Rik Cabanier <cabanier@gmail.com>
Date: Tue, 9 Apr 2013 13:36:12 -0700
Message-ID: <CAGN7qDBoBZ_XqPbXhQWG=zz5YQ0fNsiKdEphTJqmRQew35HtBg@mail.gmail.com>
To: Simon Sapin <simon.sapin@exyr.org>
Cc: www-style@w3.org
On Mon, Apr 8, 2013 at 10:46 AM, Simon Sapin <simon.sapin@exyr.org> wrote:

> Le 08/04/2013 19:02, Dirk Schulze a écrit :
>
>  On Apr 8, 2013, at 9:34 AM, Tab Atkins Jr.<jackalmage@gmail.com>  wrote:
>>
>>> On Sat, Apr 6, 2013 at 9:47 AM, Dirk Schulze<dschulze@adobe.com>  wrote:
>>>
>>>> I am not sure if we want to keep conic-gradient at all, but I
>>>> would suggest to remove the string "at" [1]. I think this just
>>>> leads to more confusion for web authors. There is no need to
>>>> require another string which does not have any value for the web
>>>> author or the UA.
>>>>
>>>
>>> It's there for consistency with radial-gradient(), as it's the same
>>> argument.
>>>
>> I don't buy this argument actually.
>>
>
> In radial-gradient() the 'at' is needed to disambiguate <size> vs.
> <position>.
>
> I *think* that it’s not actually needed for conic-gradient(), but I agree
> with Tab that the consistency is nice.


Isn't it needed so you can place the 'middle' of the conic gradient?
>From the spec, it's unclear how you can rotate the gradient. Why is the
start angle always as 0 degrees?
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