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RE: [css3-background]

From: Brian Manthos <brianman@microsoft.com>
Date: Mon, 27 Feb 2012 20:31:33 +0000
To: Lev Solntsev <greli@mail.ru>, www-style <www-style@w3.org>
Message-ID: <9710FCC2E88860489239BE0308AC5D170EC87483@TK5EX14MBXC266.redmond.corp.microsoft.com>
Lev Solntsev:
> Hello!
> Now CSS Backgrounds and Borders Module Level 3 working draft says
> that you can specify color only on final background layer. It could be
> reasonable because one can see nothing under the solid colored
> background. But there is one option that left forgotten: semi-transparent
> colors, which can be defined with hsla or rgba.
> Imagine, I may want to place a picture on background, then blend it by
> semitransparent black or white, and place some picture on top. I can't
> do it now with current background syntax and I believe that the specification
> must allow this scenario.
>Of course, I can fake semitransparent color by a special cooked picture but is it what CSS is called to avoid, isn't it?

Hi! :)

The "now" part confuses me a little.  I think that's been there for 2-3 years at this point.

Some related prior discussion:

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