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Re: Add longhand transform properties for ease of use

From: Simon Fraser <smfr@me.com>
Date: Wed, 22 Sep 2010 15:43:12 -0700
Message-id: <1805C48D-4043-42B0-97EE-D45B87A637B3@me.com>
Cc: Sam Shull <brickysam26@gmail.com>, www-style@w3.org
To: Boris Zbarsky <bzbarsky@MIT.EDU>
On Sep 22, 2010, at 2:45 PM, Boris Zbarsky wrote:

> On 9/22/10 8:51 AM, Sam Shull wrote:
>> Has anyone yet proposed adding longhand properties to the CSS 2D
>> My proposal would encompass adding the additional properties to
>> transform should be extended with additional longhand properties similar
>> to all other CSS modules. Such that each of the supported transform
>> functions would be accessible in a separate property, examples:
>> transform-scale-x: .3;
>> transform-scale-y: .6;
>> transform-rotate: 30deg;
>> transform-translate: 10%, 12px;
>> ... etc ...
>> Is this the proper forum for such a proposal?
> Yes.
> Note that Mozilla's general opinion on the proposal so far is probably summarized in https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=598609 and is that we think the order-dependence of such longhands would be a significant departure from how CSS properties work now and would be a serious pitfall for authors.

I agree with the resolution of this bug, and these comments.

Received on Thursday, 23 September 2010 11:47:50 UTC

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