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Re: [css3-background] should radii be capped?

From: Brad Kemper <brad.kemper@gmail.com>
Date: Tue, 21 Jul 2009 14:58:18 -0700
Message-Id: <06DBBB6D-46AF-42FF-99DF-34C86C2B0161@gmail.com>
To: "Tab Atkins Jr." <jackalmage@gmail.com>
Cc: fantasai <fantasai.lists@inkedblade.net>, Håkon Wium Lie <howcome@opera.com>, "www-style@w3.org" <www-style@w3.org>
I also agree with fantasai and Tab. I would not want a "quarter-circle- 
cornered rectangle" turned into an oval, except as as last resort (a  
square box would eventually become a circle, but at least the corner  
shapes are maintained).

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On Jul 21, 2009, at 2:14 PM, "Tab Atkins Jr." <jackalmage@gmail.com>  

> On Tue, Jul 21, 2009 at 2:46 PM, fantasai<fantasai.lists@inkedblade.net 
> > wrote:
>> Håkon Wium Lie wrote:
>>> [...]
>>> Opera, however, doesn't cap the radii but attempts to honor them. I
>>> can see many uses for the elliptic expressions that this behavior
>>> allows. The spec, instead, will leave us with many stadium-like
>>> borders, as can be seen in the two leftmost Firefox renditions.
>> If you want an elliptic look, then set the two corner radii to two
>> different values. The goal of the formula is to preserve the shape
>> of the curve: if you want a different shape you should specify a
>> different shape.
> I'm with fantasai - I prefer that my corners respect the shape I set
> them to, even if that means they can't respect the *size* I set them
> to.
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