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Re: [css3-background] box-break keywords

From: Tab Atkins Jr. <jackalmage@gmail.com>
Date: Thu, 19 Nov 2009 17:59:09 -0600
Message-ID: <dd0fbad0911191559o5cc1c02cg3d94f61656982a94@mail.gmail.com>
To: Simon Fraser <smfr@me.com>
Cc: fantasai <fantasai.lists@inkedblade.net>, www-style@w3.org
On Thu, Nov 19, 2009 at 5:52 PM, Simon Fraser <smfr@me.com> wrote:
> On Nov 19, 2009, at 1:32 PM, fantasai wrote:
>> Based on the discussion at the telecon this week
>>  http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/www-style/2009Nov/0265.html
>> I have decided to change the property syntax from
>>  box-break: continuous | each-box
>> to
>>  box-break: slice | clone
>>
>> Everyone agreed that 'slice' was a clear mnemonic. I chose 'clone'
>> because each box gets its own copy of the background and border.
>> It is not 'repeat' because the background and border are not merely
>> repeating the result: each box gets its own complete set of border
>> and background bits, which are applied to the box's own size and
>> position.
>>
>> Since this is not a WG resolution, I am open to changing it if we
>> have consensus on a better proposal. But I think it's pretty good.
>
> Didn't we decide that the property name should change to something like
> "box-decoration-break"?

We did indeed, or at least agreed that we'd use it for now
unless/until someone comes up with something demonstrably better.

~TJ
Received on Friday, 20 November 2009 00:00:03 GMT

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