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Re: [css3-images] new side-or-corner keywords?

From: Brad Kemper <brad.kemper@gmail.com>
Date: Fri, 12 Aug 2011 18:24:13 -0700
Message-Id: <675BE26B-96A3-4B66-BC41-7735FE606111@gmail.com>
Cc: "Tab Atkins Jr." <jackalmage@gmail.com>, Florian Rivoal <florianr@opera.com>, "www-style@w3.org" <www-style@w3.org>
To: Brian Manthos <brianman@microsoft.com>

On Aug 12, 2011, at 4:02 PM, Brian Manthos <brianman@microsoft.com> wrote:

> It's not a matter of technical complexity.  It's a model thing, and a logical complexity.  As it stands today, background is about the box (physical).  

OK, and this proposal isn't about changing that. 

> Additionally, the gradient is a type of image -- unaffected by writing modes, transforms, or any other of the new fun toys that aren't stable specs yet.

Yes, and since it is generated by CSS and there are good use cases, we are proposing that it should have values that allow it to be affected by writing modes. Are you saying that writing modes is not stable enough to do so?

> I think  it's an absolute horrid idea to intermingle these properties just because it's fun to mix the new chemicals in a beaker to see what happens.

"Fun" is not the reason. There are good use cases. Do you disagree with that statement?

I can see not having intermingling within the same gradient, perhaps (as in, no 'to start top'). 
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