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Re[2]: [css3-background] border-radius questions

From: Ron van den Boogaard <ron@ronvdb.com>
Date: Sat, 15 Oct 2005 14:47:18 +0200
To: www-style@w3.org
Message-Id: <20051015144124.1746.RON@ronvdb.com>

On Sat, 15 Oct 2005 12:40:01 +0400
"White Lynx" <whitelynx@operamail.com> wrote/schreef:

>> Finally, I think designers may at times prefer a diagonal line at
>> corners, making the box 'clipped' instead of 'rounded'. Perhaps there
>> is justification for a property to define how each corner is drawn:
>> clipped or rounded. I think there is a use case for setting these in
>> combination. Any thoughts are appreciated. Thank you.
>I like the idea. Allowing diagonal border segments would be useful.

As a designer:
rounded corners should not be in css as css is a positioning tool rather
than a drawing-tool. Besides rounded corners are just a fashion-fad that
could be traded in for anything at anytime.

There is a lot to be said for diagonal border segments. They will be
(mis/ab)used to create free-flowing text along photographs. Therefor a
box-description by co-ordinates would suit that purpose better, would
also allow for "clipped corners" and off course there will be those who
will use this as a drawing-tool

Ron van den Boogaard 
blog: http://tangogarden.blogspot.com
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