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Re: box-shadow-[top, right, left, bottom]

From: Brad Kemper <brad.kemper@gmail.com>
Date: Wed, 6 Feb 2013 07:36:16 -0800
Message-Id: <E829CC4F-5E8B-43A2-8917-63CE0D9BEF93@gmail.com>
Cc: W3C CSS Mailing List <www-style@w3.org>
To: Behrang Saeedzadeh <behrangsa@gmail.com>
On Feb 6, 2013, at 12:05 AM, Behrang Saeedzadeh <behrangsa@gmail.com> wrote:

> Hi,
> I thought it worths to open another thread for discussing adding support for box-shadow-[top, right, left, bottom].
> This has been discussed in these two threads before:
> * http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/www-style/2012Dec/0029.html
> * http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/www-style/2013Jan/0600.html
> Any suggestions?

Adding more threads on the same exact topic does not improve anything. 

A blend from one color to transparent in a single direction, which doesn't go around corners or base the starting starting and ending points on the entire size and  the shape of the element is called a linear gradient. The rate of blend between two color stops may be more even in a gradient, but an algorithmic progression can be simulated well enough over small spaces by adding more stops, as can spread. 

It seems like you just like the syntax of box-shadow to be be useable in more linear-gradient-like situations. But that doesn't seem like a good enough reason to complicate box-shadow, when there are already very workable solutions to your problem. Opening the same subject in multiple threads is not the answer to lack of interest.
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