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Re: [CSS3 Backgrounds and Borders] border-radius

From: Mihai Sucan <mihai.sucan@gmail.com>
Date: Thu, 06 Jul 2006 23:02:12 +0300
To: "Laurens Holst" <lholst@students.cs.uu.nl>, "Joost 'AlthA' de Valk" <webkit@joostdevalk.nl>
Cc: www-style@w3.org, "Mark Rowe" <opendarwin.org@bdash.net.nz>
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Le Thu, 06 Jul 2006 22:07:54 +0300, Laurens Holst  
<lholst@students.cs.uu.nl> a écrit:

> Joost 'AlthA' de Valk schreef:
>> When an element has a border-radius that is more than half the the
>> element's width or height, should it draw a border at all?
>> F/I:
>> <div style="height: 50px; width: 50px; border-radius: 30px;
>> background-color: #0f0;"></div>
>> In WebKit, this div will not be rounded, since it's height is to low
>> to have a rounded with a radius of 30px. The spec, up till now, says
>> nothing of how to behave in this situation. My suggestion would be to
>> add:
>> "If the border-radius is more than half of the width or height of an
>> element, the border-radius is not drawn at all."
>> I'd like to hear your opinion on this situation.
> Hi Joost,
> I would prefer the curved border to be drawn, up to half the available
> height/width (so in effect the border would look a bit pointy halfway
> the box; probably people will put this effect to good use :)!).
> Alternatively, if the radius doesn’t fit, it could be adjusted to the
> largest value that does.
> This would look a lot better for cases where the radius is specified in
> pixels, but the height is determined by e.g. the content height (it
> might occasionally only contain 1 line) or em units (the user may have
> selected smaller fonts than the designer), etc.


I do agree, because having no border at all is worse. And, yes, of course  
people would put the "pointy border" to good use.

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