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Re: [css-background] Add the *-x/y longhands to appropriate properties?

From: fantasai <fantasai.lists@inkedblade.net>
Date: Thu, 17 Apr 2014 17:10:57 -0700
Message-ID: <53506D91.8000404@inkedblade.net>
To: www-style@w3.org
On 04/09/2014 05:40 PM, Tab Atkins Jr. wrote:
> Could we go ahead and add the *-x/y longhands to the appropriate
> background-* properties?  I know that background-position-x/y are
> already supported by several impls, and background-repeat-x/y are
> supported by WK/Blink at least.
>
> At minimum it's those two properties, though others could be expanded
> out as well if necessary.
>
> As far as I know, our current plans for handling logical-direction
> background stuff are compatible with still adding physical-direction
> longhands, since we'll likely do it by adding logical-direction
> longhands too (background-position-inline/block, etc), plus some way
> of deciding which set of positions to pay attention to.

I remembered the problematic case for this one:
   background-position: left start;

This doesn't split nicely into -x/-y/-inline/-block properties
that take only offsets.

~fantasai
Received on Friday, 18 April 2014 00:11:34 UTC

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