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Re: [css3-images] closest side radial gradients

From: Tab Atkins Jr. <jackalmage@gmail.com>
Date: Thu, 3 Nov 2011 10:27:19 -0700
Message-ID: <CAAWBYDDbz2Bua5huBkSFJmCYRH1o=D5m5JJ90+5pmjvPHQMsFg@mail.gmail.com>
To: Brad Kemper <brad.kemper@gmail.com>
Cc: www-style list <www-style@w3.org>
On Thu, Nov 3, 2011 at 9:54 AM, Brad Kemper <brad.kemper@gmail.com> wrote:
> I don't think it is the sort of thing you can just change in CSS4, after people start using CSS3 version. That would then be a breaking change. What I am proposing is that 'closest-*' acts, in effect, as 'closest-opposing-*', although I don't really think a keyword name change is needed. To me, this makes the side/corner uses of <bg-position>  (the primary reason for having <bg-position>) doubly as useful as what the draft currently has, while removing an non-useful and unintuitive behavior that is not present in 'farthest-*'.

I'm specifically proposing adding a new keyword(s?) to handle this
case in level 4.

Received on Thursday, 3 November 2011 17:28:10 UTC

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