Re: [css3-images] aliases for 'cover' and 'contain'

On Mon, 07 Nov 2011 20:47:00 +0100, Tab Atkins Jr. <>  

> On Mon, Nov 7, 2011 at 11:25 AM, Florian Rivoal <>  
> wrote:
>> This logic is sound, but at the same time, I am a bit worried about
>> serialization converting one alias to the other, and getting the same  
>> kind
>> of complaint we get about red turning into rgb(255,0,0).
> Ah, whoops, forgot about that detail.  I'm not planning on making them
> compute to each other; there's really no reason to.

That's a bit better, but at then you get two values that are distinct from  
each-other, and checking for equality gives false, even though they do  
exactly the same thing. Not ideal either.

All in all, I am not violently opposed to aliases, but they do make me  
feel a bit uncomfortable. Is there precedent for that?

  - Florian

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