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Re: [CSS3 Backgrounds and Borders] border-radius

From: fantasai <fantasai.lists@inkedblade.net>
Date: Wed, 29 Aug 2007 22:53:58 -0400
Message-ID: <46D63146.8010208@inkedblade.net>
To: Brad Kemper <brkemper@comcast.net>
CC: www-style@w3.org

Brad Kemper wrote:
> 
> As a designer, I can't imagine ever wanting my curved corners to be 
> chopped off to a pointy juncture between top and bottom curve. I would 
> expect the radius to get smaller if the one specified doesn't fit, so 
> that a rounded-corner box remained a rounded corner box.  As far as 
> exploiting the effect, keeping the corners round would be a cool way to 
> create a cheap circle box. just specify a corner radius of 100 inches, 
> and then a box size of 1em x 1em. Resize the text and get different 
> sized circles.
> 
> If you want pointy circles, you could use border images that did not 
> resize.

Ok, makes sense to me. If the bottom of the box had a zero border-radius,
would you allow the top border-radius to extend past 50% of the box height?
E.g. 100% to make a half-circle?

What about more than 100% of the box height (the bottom corners would be < 90deg)?

~fantasai
Received on Thursday, 30 August 2007 02:54:08 GMT

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