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Re: [css4-images] Color stop syntax

From: Brad Kemper <brad.kemper@gmail.com>
Date: Sat, 22 Sep 2012 17:57:01 -0700
Message-Id: <89E289A0-97E1-4FEE-8D35-0B434CC6FD62@gmail.com>
Cc: "Tab Atkins Jr." <jackalmage@gmail.com>, www-style list <www-style@w3.org>
To: Lea Verou <lea@w3.org>
On Sep 22, 2012, at 2:45 AM, Lea Verou <lea@w3.org> wrote:

> Your arguments could apply to most CSS shorthands. Do you disagree with them as well?
> For example, background could easily have a "50% black" sequence.

That's not the same. This is not a sequence of many different values as with background. It is a pair: a color and a length. It is more like saying "to top" instead of "top to".  I'm an author, and I find it pretty easy to remember the order when there are only two possibilities, and one is clearer than the other. 
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