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Re: Repeating gradients (Was: Re: Talk on radial gradients)

From: Tab Atkins Jr. <jackalmage@gmail.com>
Date: Tue, 25 Aug 2009 12:32:39 -0500
Message-ID: <dd0fbad0908251032n275470e0qe938e0f5836fc9f4@mail.gmail.com>
To: robert@ocallahan.org
Cc: Brad Kemper <brad.kemper@gmail.com>, Simon Fraser <smfr@me.com>, www-style list <www-style@w3.org>
On Tue, Aug 25, 2009 at 12:27 PM, Robert O'Callahan<robert@ocallahan.org> wrote:
> On Tue, Aug 25, 2009 at 10:01 AM, Tab Atkins Jr. <jackalmage@gmail.com>
> wrote:
>> The behavior of the last example is strange, and probably unwanted,
>> where it runs more color-stops *inside* of the starting-circle.  It
>> makes it basically impossible to have an image start with a
>> solid-color starting-circle.
> Weren't you proposing to do away with the inner circle anyway? :-)

Indeed, because you can simulate it with a color-stop.  ^_^  Point
taken, then - with my syntax, behavior inside the inner circle is
irrelevant, because there is no inner-circle.

> Changing the behaviour to not repeat inside the inner circle is an option.
> SVG doesn't support inner circles with nonzero radius so consistency with
> SVG is not an issue.


Overall, I believe both of my syntax proposals (for linear and radial)
would support this sort of repeating fine, though I think it's
slightly weird to key it off of background-repeat.  I can see the
appeal, though, of saying that repeat behavior is image-type-specific.

Received on Tuesday, 25 August 2009 17:33:40 UTC

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