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Re: Clipping a border-image

From: Andrew Fedoniouk <news@terrainformatica.com>
Date: Tue, 15 Apr 2008 15:10:18 -0700
Message-ID: <480527CA.4030001@terrainformatica.com>
To: David Hyatt <hyatt@apple.com>
CC: www-style@w3.org

David Hyatt wrote:
>
> I raised an issue a while back about not being able to clip out the 
> center of a border-image.  It's wasteful that this part always draws.  
> I was thinking that another cool feature for border-image would be if 
> you could clip the border-image to the actual strokes being drawn.
>
> A single clip keyword could cover both cases, either via a new 
> property, border-image-clip, or just as an optional part of the 
> border-image declaration.  Clipping to the shape of the original 
> border stroke would take care of my desire to clip out the middle and 
> also open up a nice range of options for border-image.
>
> dave
> (hyatt@apple.com)
>
As far as I understand the idea of the border image it is possible to 
make an image (say PNG) with fully transparent middle section.
Why do you need that clipping then?

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