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Re: [css3-ui] using <image> instead of <uri> in cursor (Issue 44)

From: Florian Rivoal <florian@rivoal.net>
Date: Thu, 8 Jan 2015 11:13:46 +0100
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> On 10 Dec 2014, at 23:57, Florian Rivoal <florian@rivoal.net> wrote:
> 
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>> On 25 Nov 2014, at 14:10, Florian Rivoal <florian@rivoal.net> wrote:
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>> Raised in issue 44: https://wiki.csswg.org/spec/css3-ui#issue44
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>> currently, the cursor property takes its images from a list of <uri>. It should use a list of <image> instead, to get access to the various functional notations defined for this value type. This is backward compatible as <uri> is a valid value of <image>.
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>> Among other things (gradients, image fragments, crossfade...), this gives access to image-set(), which is needed to have high resolution cursor on “retina” displays.
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> As we resolved (http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/www-style/2014Dec/0067.html), we should keep <url>, but allow <image>. New patch attached to do so.
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> - Florian
> <cursor_image.patch>

Hi Tantek,

Thanks for the edit.

In addition to the statement that you included, the patch I proposed also did a little spec cleanup for bikeshed's purpose, replacing &lr;uri&gt; by <<url>> both in the grammar and in the prose, allowing auto-linking and replacing uri with url, as we now do.

 - Florian
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