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Re: CSS2 errata - border backgrounds

From: ValerieGSharp <ValerieGSharp@netscapeonline.co.uk>
Date: Thu, 19 Jul 2001 21:05:50 +0100
Message-ID: <3B573D9E.A4698F13@netscapeonline.co.uk>
To: fantasai <fantasai@escape.com>
CC: www-style@w3.org
fantasai wrote:
> 
> Ian Hickson wrote:
> >
> > On Wed, 18 Jul 2001, fantasai wrote:
> > > Bert Bos wrote:
> > >> An erratum for 14.2 already exists.
> > >
> > > Is there a reason why it does not change this?
> > >
> > > <blockquote
> > > cite="http://www.w3.org/TR/1998/REC-CSS2-19980512/colors.html#propdef-background-image">
> > > If a background image is specified, this property specifies
> > > whether the image is repeated (tiled), and how. All tiling
> > > covers the content and padding areas of a box.
> > >            ^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^
> > > </blockquote>
> >
> > Why should it?
> 
> Because it's inconsistent to apply one type of background only to
> the padding edge while the other kind of background stretches to
> the border edge. It should be either all one or all the other.

<...>


Being consistent is good, but do we really want to lose the start of
background images (tiled or otherwise) under any border that might be
present?


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Regards,
Val Sharp - Edinburgh
Received on Thursday, 19 July 2001 16:09:35 GMT

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