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Re: [css3-background], comments on 'border-radius'

From: Allan Sandfeld Jensen <kde@carewolf.com>
Date: Sun, 27 Feb 2005 01:25:11 +0100
To: www-style@w3.org
Message-Id: <200502270125.12401.kde@carewolf.com>

On Thursday 24 February 2005 20:25, Bert Bos wrote:
> On Tuesday 22 February 2005 10:50, Allan Sandfeld Jensen wrote:
> > On Tuesday 22 February 2005 00:58, Andrew Fedoniouk wrote:
>
> > Even then the border module is not nearly as bad as the list module,
> > which appears to want enumerations for every language and alphabet in
> > the world.
>
> Human languages aren't very regular. How would you do it?
>
>
I am not sure, but I don't most languages in the world use letters as 
substitutes for numbers as we do with latin letters. And even if they did, I 
really got scared when I saw the lower- and upper-norwegian values in the 
list.. If they are in, what about all the other languages in Europe with 
extra letters? We could have over 100 values and enumerations just to cover 
european languages, we could have a 1000 more just to cover Indian languages, 
and so on. It just not feasable.

Maybe a way to use ECMAscript functions in generated content could be used, or 
we should just let the authors let scripts generated the entire list, if they 
are too lazy to do enumeration manually.

The point is just to advise against too many odd never-going-to-be-used values 
to CSS3 (did some say dot-dot-line-dot border-style?).

`Allan
Received on Sunday, 27 February 2005 00:25:17 GMT

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