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Re: Gradient syntax proposal

From: fantasai <fantasai.lists@inkedblade.net>
Date: Mon, 17 Aug 2009 13:54:31 -0700
Message-ID: <4A89C387.5030103@inkedblade.net>
To: www-style@w3.org
Brad Kemper wrote:
> Sent from my iPhone
> On Aug 17, 2009, at 11:00 AM, fantasai <fantasai.lists@inkedblade.net> 
> wrote:
>> I would prefer restricting stops to percentages. The swapping effect
>> is confusing, and I don't see any reason you'd /need/ to use lengths
>> when you can specify the length of the overall gradient already.
> I can think of plenty of situations where  I'd want the whole gradient 
> to be a fixed distance, regardless of box size, and regardless of angle. 
> I'd like to be able to set that in a simple grammar, using color-stops 
> only. It's not nearly as simple if the angle is not a multiple of 90, 
> and I have to use bg-position.

This is not simple?

   linear-gradient(top left 135deg 200px / red, white, blue)
   /* linear gradient from top left corner angled at 135deg going for 200px
      transitioning from red to white to blue */

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