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Re: [css3-images] interpolation of color stop positions (was Re: Change to currentColor means it's no longer animatable?)

From: Chris Lilley <chris@w3.org>
Date: Wed, 2 May 2012 05:33:41 +0200
Message-ID: <1438039292.20120502053341@w3.org>
To: Brian Manthos <brianman@microsoft.com>
CC: Tab Atkins Jr. <jackalmage@gmail.com>, Shane Stephens <shans@google.com>, "L. David Baron" <dbaron@dbaron.org>, www-style list <www-style@w3.org>
On Tuesday, May 1, 2012, 11:19:49 PM, Brian wrote:

BM> Example A
BM>         linear-gradient(red 10%, blue 20%, green 15%);

BM> Reviewing the language...

BM> http://dev.w3.org/csswg/css3-images/#color-stop-syntax
BM> # Color-stops must be specified in order.

BM> What does "must" mean for example A?  Does it mean it should be
BM> rejected by parser?  Does it mean "invalid; renders as transparent"?

BM> Previously, I've taken it to mean "bad author, we'll fix it for
BM> them according to the normative steps".  If that interpretation is
BM> correct, is "must" really the right word?

Looks like "should" is appropriate there.

 Chris Lilley   Technical Director, Interaction Domain                 
 W3C Graphics Activity Lead, Fonts Activity Lead
 Co-Chair, W3C Hypertext CG
 Member, CSS, WebFonts, SVG Working Groups
Received on Wednesday, 2 May 2012 03:34:08 UTC

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