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RE: [css3-background] box-break keywords

From: Sylvain Galineau <sylvaing@microsoft.com>
Date: Thu, 29 Oct 2009 01:55:12 +0000
To: fantasai <fantasai.lists@inkedblade.net>, "www-style@w3.org" <www-style@w3.org>
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> From: www-style-request@w3.org [mailto:www-style-request@w3.org] On
> Behalf Of fantasai
> Sent: Wednesday, October 28, 2009 11:20 AM
> To: www-style@w3.org
> Subject: [css3-background] box-break keywords
> 
> Currently we have as keywords 'continuous' and 'each-box'. They're not
> very clear, and one person so far has pointed out that continuous is
> hard to spell.
> 
> How about 'slice' and 'separate'?
> 
>    box-break: slice;    /* Draw backgrounds and borders as if box was
> not broken, then slice it into pieces */
>    box-break: separate; /* Draw backgrounds and borders separately for
> each box: separate, then draw */
> 
I like slice. My first reaction to slice/separate as a pair was to 
think of sleep/standby in Windows though :) But given how clear slice is,
the other is fine. Other options that came to mind were slice/split or cut/copy.
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