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Re: [CSS3, border-radius] and now is real fun.

From: fantasai <fantasai.lists@inkedblade.net>
Date: Tue, 25 Aug 2009 21:34:25 -0700
Message-ID: <4A94BB51.3070103@inkedblade.net>
To: www-style@w3.org
[Forgot to CC the list, sorry Andrew for sending twice.]

Andrew Fedoniouk wrote:
> Following figure
> 
> http://www.terrainformatica.com/w3/border-radius-transition-styles-fig.png
> 
> shows two possible ways (of many) of doing
> transition on rounded corner between, say, border-style:inset and
> border-style:outset.
> 
> What is better and ideologically correct? Any other ideas?

I think the main problem with A is that it introduces transparent
gaps in the border for a style that, under normal circumstances,
is totally opaque.

For inset/outset transitions, since they're based on a 3D concept,
I think one should consider how that'd look if it were carved out
of metal.

Other than that, I have no opinion here. I've seen several options
that are all very interesting.

> Spec [1] is timidly silent about this so asking.
> 
> [1] 
> http://www.w3.org/TR/2008/WD-css3-background-20080910/#the-border-radius

Spec is silent because the spec writer thinks it's better for the
implementors to experiment than to standardize here. :) There's no
obviously right answer to many of these transitions.

~fantasai
Received on Wednesday, 26 August 2009 04:35:09 GMT

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