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Re: Image orientation for backgrounds

From: L. David Baron <dbaron@dbaron.org>
Date: Tue, 15 Apr 2014 11:20:57 -0700
To: Boris Zbarsky <bzbarsky@MIT.EDU>
Cc: www-style list <www-style@w3.org>
Message-ID: <20140415182057.GA8711@crum.dbaron.org>
On Tuesday 2014-04-15 13:43 -0400, Boris Zbarsky wrote:
> Currently
> http://dev.w3.org/csswg/css-images-3/#the-image-orientation is
> explicitly specified to not affect background images.  However, a
> use case was brought up that really wants orientation based on EXIF
> metadata for backgrounds: user-provided wallpapers in web apps.
> 
> I'm not saying we should make image-orientation apply to
> backgrounds, but we need some mechanism (e.g. via image()?) for
> having backgrounds that respect EXIF metadata...

I think the way that fits best with other plans is probably adding
an argument to the image() function (also in css-images).

-David

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