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Re: [css3-transform] definition of skewing

From: Alan Gresley <alan@css-class.com>
Date: Thu, 13 Jan 2011 21:04:26 +1100
Message-ID: <4D2ECE2A.5060503@css-class.com>
To: Rik Cabanier <cabanier@adobe.com>
CC: Simon Fraser <smfr@me.com>, "www-style@w3.org" <www-style@w3.org>
On 13/01/2011 4:58 PM, Rik Cabanier wrote:
> I agree that if you want to follow the SVG spec, skew is well
> defined. Why would you object to have 2 parameters for rotate? It
> seems like a useful effect to have and not that different from the
> existing rotate. Rotate(45, 45) would result in the same effect as
> rotate(45)

No, as Simon says, rotation is defined as being around a point. This 
point is a central point. CSS skew does not create overlaps the same as 
rotate can. Please see this test.


Alan http://css-class.com/

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