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Re: [lots] -webkit prefixed properties and values

From: Dean Jackson <dino@apple.com>
Date: Sun, 13 Dec 2015 06:42:51 +1100
Cc: Daniel Holbert <dholbert@mozilla.com>, "Tab Atkins Jr." <jackalmage@gmail.com>, "L. David Baron" <dbaron@dbaron.org>, www-style list <www-style@w3.org>
Message-Id: <55D8CA61-B79B-42EB-B096-465ABDE1DFCB@apple.com>
To: Florian Rivoal <florian@rivoal.net>

> On 11 Dec 2015, at 2:31 PM, Florian Rivoal <florian@rivoal.net> wrote:
> 
>> * For simplicity/code-sharing, Mozilla's emulation of this prefixed
>> feature (in Nightly, preffed off) works by converting it to a
>> hopefully-similar modern radial-gradient() expression. We choose the
>> smaller of the two circles that the author provided, and we pretend that
>> smaller circle is just a point at the center of the larger circle.
>> Then, we create a modern radial-gradient() expression to represent that
>> result. This seems to be "good enough" for usability, on the sites that
>> we've seen which depend on this feature.
> 
> If that's web compatible, I have no objection to the spec being written in a way that allows that. I don't see an issue specifying it something like this:
> - The syntax is [...]
> - UAs should do [canonical safari behavior]
> - UAs may also do [simplified behavior known (thanks for mozilla trying it) to be web compatible]

I think it might be worth trying to see if we can all move the to simplified behaviour, and call that the true version. i.e. change WebKit's implementation.

Dean
Received on Saturday, 12 December 2015 19:43:59 UTC

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