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Re: Drop-Shadow proposal

From: Andrew Fedoniouk <news@terrainformatica.com>
Date: Wed, 16 Sep 2009 18:52:56 -0700
Message-ID: <4AB19678.7020202@terrainformatica.com>
To: Brad Kemper <brad.kemper@gmail.com>
CC: www-style list <www-style@w3.org>
Brad Kemper wrote:
> 
> On Sep 12, 2009, at 9:47 PM, Andrew Fedoniouk wrote:
> 
>> Usefulness of inner shadows on text are a bit doubtful.
> 
> A couple examples in the wild (using images instead of text for the 
> effect):
> 
> The word "POSTBOX":
> 
> http://www.postbox-inc.com/
> 
> The words "common good", and also the fuchsia-colored words in the 
> headline:
> 
> http://www.commongoodradio.org/
> 
> 

These examples demonstrate quite opposite idea.

Such effects are used in very limited cases like logos on these two
examples. Almost always logos will be presented as images because of 
fonts, etc. Anyway strokes in glyphs used on web pages are too narrow
for the inner shadows.


-- 
Andrew Fedoniouk.

http://terrainformatica.com
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