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Re: ability to use background-color in any background layer

From: Marat Tanalin <mtanalin@yandex.ru>
Date: Tue, 09 Dec 2014 20:30:52 +0300
To: Tab Atkins Jr. <jackalmage@gmail.com>, Anton Tsyganenko <anton-tsyganenko@yandex.ru>
Cc: www-style list <www-style@w3.org>
Message-Id: <654671418146252@web1g.yandex.ru>
09.12.2014, 00:32, "Tab Atkins Jr." <jackalmage@gmail.com>:
> On Thu, Dec 4, 2014 at 12:29 AM, Anton Tsyganenko
> <anton-tsyganenko@yandex.ru> wrote:
>> šPlease add an ability to use background-color in any background layer, like
>> šthis:
>>
>> šbackground: rgba(0, 0, 0, 0.5), url("background.png")
>>
>> šIt can be useful to darken or lighten a background.
>
> Once browsers support the image() function
> <http://dev.w3.org/csswg/css-images-3/#color-images> you'll be able to
> generate solid-color images easily, which has the same effect.

So why use `image()` wrapper for a color if we could use the color itself even more easily?
Received on Tuesday, 9 December 2014 17:31:26 UTC

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