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Re: [css-backgrounds] background-position-x/y and logical positioning

From: fantasai <fantasai.lists@inkedblade.net>
Date: Sat, 15 Aug 2015 12:34:50 -0400
Message-ID: <55CF6A2A.7060108@inkedblade.net>
To: Marat Tanalin <mtanalin@yandex.ru>, "www-style@w3.org" <www-style@w3.org>
On 08/14/2015 05:12 PM, Marat Tanalin wrote:
> It would probably make sense first JUST to standardize what all browsers
> except for Firefox ALREADY support, and then add brand new features like
> `x-start` (which NO browser supports yet).
> The only reason why `background-position-x/-y` (in their state already
> implemented in other browsers) is not implemented in Firefox/Gecko [1]
> is JUST because the feature was nonstandard. And it unlikely makes sense
> to postpone mostly supported functionality for years due to that absolutely
> unsupported new features are not yet ready to become standard.

The reason we've held off on standardizing this feature is because we didn't
have a way to make it compatible with logical keywords, which we knew we
wanted to have. So that is why we need to solve these together: we need a
solution that can solve both problems.

Received on Saturday, 15 August 2015 16:35:21 UTC

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