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Re: radial-gradient() proposal

From: Tab Atkins Jr. <jackalmage@gmail.com>
Date: Thu, 5 Nov 2009 08:50:48 -0800
Message-ID: <dd0fbad0911050850i66b70a40v408dbd7beba0f7dd@mail.gmail.com>
To: Simon Fraser <smfr@me.com>
Cc: Brad Kemper <brad.kemper@gmail.com>, Brendan Kenny <bckenny@gmail.com>, www-style list <www-style@w3.org>
On Thu, Nov 5, 2009 at 8:41 AM, Simon Fraser <smfr@me.com> wrote:
> Don't forget that CSS gradients are used for more than just
> background-image; they are a generic type of generated image that might be
> used in a lot of other places (list-image, border-image, as masks,
> potentially as inputs to filters). I don't want gradients to be so tied to
> background-image that it makes them impossible to use elsewhere, for example
> in places where background-position is not an option for adjusting the
> location of the gradient.

That's a very good point that I honestly overlooked.  I think I'm
convinced that the two-point syntax needs to come back, then.

Received on Thursday, 5 November 2009 16:51:47 UTC

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