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Re: fill and stroke properties with CSS <image> values

From: Tab Atkins Jr. <jackalmage@gmail.com>
Date: Mon, 3 Feb 2014 11:06:33 -0800
Message-ID: <CAAWBYDChzqFmLcjY7ub3Rs1NdoF29T4+2vRC=P-GgD9gttkMBQ@mail.gmail.com>
To: Kristopher Giesing <kris.giesing@gmail.com>
Cc: Cameron McCormack <cam@mcc.id.au>, Dirk Schulze <dschulze@adobe.com>, www-svg <www-svg@w3.org>, public-fx <public-fx@w3.org>, Chris Lilley <chris@w3.org>
On Mon, Feb 3, 2014 at 10:59 AM, Kristopher Giesing
<kris.giesing@gmail.com> wrote:
> I don't think that's true.  The DOM for example renders back to front.
>  I do things like http://jsfiddle.net/b4v3s/ all the time.

Only when you purposely overlap things.  Normally, the first thing in
your HTML document is the first (topmost) thing in the page, the next
goes below that in the page, etc.

I'm just talking about expectations here, not precise technical
meaning.  People expect the first thing in the list (whatever the list
is) to be the first thing they see (whatever it means to be seen
first).  That's why 'background' was designed the way it is when we
added multiple layers to the syntax.

Received on Monday, 3 February 2014 19:07:23 UTC

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