Re: Comments on CSS, Level 1, 23-Nov-95

Hakon Lie (
Mon, 4 Dec 1995 16:16:46 +0100 writes:

> > (12) bg-light-source - move to level 2 (please don't propose new and
> > exciting but unimplemented properties for level 1!)
> I agree that the name is misleading; it does not specify a light source.
> It specifies a way of interpolating between two colours. Unlike Glenn I
> think this should (suitably renamed) be in CSS level 1, precisely because
> it allows those mid blue to dark blue transitions (for example) that are so
> popular for presentations and which canniot be done in a window-size
> independent manner in current UAs.

Yup. Do you have a better name/metaphor? Also, the use of N(orth)
S(outh) etc to specify a "light-source" (ooops, there is is again) was
a first attempt. Suggestions welcome, even if is seems like it will
end up in CSS2.



Hakon W Lie, W3C/INRIA, Sophia-Antipolis, France