Re: [css-transforms] Why doesn't perspective-origin just use <position>?

> On Jun 12, 2015, at 11:54 PM, Dirk Schulze <> wrote:
>> On Apr 8, 2015, at 4:37 PM, Tab Atkins Jr. <> wrote:
>> The 'perspective-origin' property specifies a point in a 2d box.  Why
>> isn't its grammar just using the <position> production?  It looks like
>> it's reusing the 'transform-origin' grammar, but without the 3rd
>> coordinate.
>> <position> is complicated enough that it's annoying to parse a grammar
>> near it to figure out what's different/excluded.
> I don’t know of a specific reason why we don’t use <position> on perspective-origin.
> It looks like Gecko parses it the same way as transform-origin but without the z coordinate.
> WebKit and Blink use a special function just for perspective-origin. Both can probably use <position>.
> Would implementations be willing to change?

I forget if we’ve talked about this in the past, but we did have discussion around transform-origin and background-position here:
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