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Re: [css3-background], comments on 'box-shadow'

From: Allan Sandfeld Jensen <kde@carewolf.com>
Date: Thu, 17 Feb 2005 09:25:00 +0100
To: www-style@w3.org
Message-Id: <200502170925.00874.kde@carewolf.com>

On Thursday 17 February 2005 01:01, Andrew Fedoniouk wrote:
> As soon as you have border image defined
> 'box-shadow' attribute is not needed.
>
> It is easy to define shadow of the box (or reach the same visual effect) by
> using border image (possibly with alpha). See
> http://terrainformatica.com/w3/expandable.png as an example.
> (third box from bottom)
>
> And border image paradigm is more universal.
>
Images would not be dynamic the same way. And the box-shadow property is much 
more convinient to use than to generate a lot of shadow-images. Since we 
already have need a shadow engine to implement text-shadows, implementing the 
box-shadow is almost free.


`Allan
Received on Thursday, 17 February 2005 08:25:05 GMT

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