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Re: [css3-background] border-image syntax

From: Bert Bos <bert@w3.org>
Date: Tue, 27 Jan 2009 18:36:19 +0100
To: www-style@w3.org
Message-Id: <200901271836.20413.bert@w3.org>

On Monday 26 January 2009 22:13, fantasai wrote:
> The syntax for border-image is currently
>
>    <image>
>    [ <number> | <percentage>]{1,4} [ / <border-width>{1,4} ]?
>    [ stretch | repeat | round ]{0,2}
>
> which is unusually restrictive for CSS. Normally we allow swapping
> the order of various elements of a complex syntax. In this case,
> I'd expect to be allowed to place the stretch/repeat/round keywords
> before the URL as well as at the end.
>
> I propose
>
>    [ <image> [ <number> | <percentage>]{1,4}
>              [ / <border-width>{1,4} ]?       ]
>    && [ stretch | repeat | round ]{0,2}

I agree, that seems more in line with how we usually design complex 
values.



Bert
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