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Re: [Backgrounds/Borders] What to do when a border-image fails to load

From: David Hyatt <hyatt@apple.com>
Date: Sat, 28 Mar 2009 09:54:01 -0500
Cc: Bert Bos <bert@w3.org>, "www-style@w3.org list" <www-style@w3.org>
Message-id: <B4B7A471-3B49-4A80-9097-87717E5BB3F0@apple.com>
To: Anne van Kesteren <annevk@opera.com>
On Mar 28, 2009, at 8:17 AM, Anne van Kesteren wrote:

> On Fri, 27 Mar 2009 17:58:52 +0100, David Hyatt <hyatt@apple.com>  
> wrote:
>> Yeah, I guess I'm saying "let's just drop the ability to set border  
>> widths from border-image."
>
> Then you always have to set two properties. Is it worth considering  
> making border-image a special form of border-style? That does not  
> work for the border-*-style properties, but the same applies to  
> resetting border-image by setting border. As a bonus it would make  
> it easier to allow specifying some kind of fallback in case the  
> image fails to load, cannot be decoded, is not supported, etc.
>

I don't really care how this is solved.  I just don't like what's in  
the spec now, since snapping to different border widths just because  
an image failed to load does not seem like what any author or user  
would want.

dave
Received on Saturday, 28 March 2009 14:55:01 GMT

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