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Re: [CSS3 Backgrounds and Borders Module] : 1 pixel corner color

From: Emrah BASKAYA <emrahbaskaya@hesido.com>
Date: Wed, 24 Aug 2005 17:30:19 +0300
To: "Ian Hickson" <ian@hixie.ch>, "R.J.Koppes" <rikkert@rikkertkoppes.com>
Cc: adelfino@gmail.com, www-style@w3.org
Message-ID: <op.sv0nwtjq8nstxa@lomarnona>

On Wed, 24 Aug 2005 17:07:54 +0300, Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch> wrote:

> On Wed, 24 Aug 2005, R.J.Koppes wrote:
>> everytime a device pixel has to "choose" between two colors, the latter
>> rule is applied. First check which border occupies the most space of the
>> device pixel, if both are equal, apply the latter rule.
> This seems to preclude high-quality anti-aliasing. We definitely don't
> want to prevent UAs from making the Web page look even better.
> What's the benefit in limiting what approximations a UA has to make when
> there are device limitations?

I agree, if we were to set a pixel based rule, this would not bode well  
with anti-aliasing. Anti-aliasing UA's will surely do sub-pixel sampling  
and it would not need a rule. Non-anti aliasing UA's would simply round  
things anyway, like they do know.

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