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[css3-background] border-break and border styles

From: fantasai <fantasai.lists@inkedblade.net>
Date: Mon, 02 Feb 2009 13:30:28 -0800
Message-ID: <498765F4.2020201@inkedblade.net>
To: www-style@w3.org

Brad Kemper wrote in http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/www-style/2009Feb/0017.html
 >
 > By the way, I can't really imagine setting a non-none value of color or
 > width that did not match that of the relevant edge of the element as a
 > whole. It seems to me that there should just be two values for
 > border-break: none or each-box.

I can imagine each of 'none', 'close', and 'hidden' being quite useful.
<border-style> etc. was added in for effects like
   border: solid medium black;
   border-break: thin dashed gray;

If we wanted to remove that functionality, we could have

   border-break: open | close | pad

Thoughts?

~fantasai
Received on Monday, 2 February 2009 21:31:10 GMT

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