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Re: [css-transforms] suggestion: single transformation function by simply giving edge positions

From: Dirk Schulze <dschulze@adobe.com>
Date: Thu, 7 Aug 2014 18:27:46 +0000
To: Axel Dahmen <brille1@hotmail.com>
CC: "www-style@w3.org" <www-style@w3.org>
Message-ID: <86AE0E6A-94C7-41A0-8584-7AE6E179C2D5@adobe.com>

On Aug 7, 2014, at 7:48 PM, Axel Dahmen <brille1@hotmail.com> wrote:

> Instead of defining a list of several transform functions, I suggest to just give the dx/dy offsets of the upper left/upper right/lower left and lower right edges of an element.
> 
> For instance, a rule like this:
> 
> img
> {transform: Point(10%, 10%) Point(-10%, 10%) Point(-10%, -10%) Point(-30%, 10%)
> }
> 
> would result in the application to perform all necessary transformations in order to have the edges of the element meet the given calculated values.

This seems to be a rather specific proposal. However, I could imagine that we add this possibility as JS API with the help of DOMQuad[1] which takes your proposal into account already.

Greetings,
Dirk

[1] http://dev.w3.org/fxtf/geometry/#DOMQuad

> 
> Here's a short movie clip I have created years ago to suggest this same feature to the HTML5 canvas element:
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> https://onedrive.live.com/?cid=f18aeca352311e71&id=F18AECA352311E71!236&sff=1&authkey=!ADjO30UeJ7scJIU&v=3
> 
> Axel Dahmen
> www.axeldahmen.de
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