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Re: Border-Images and 'round': CSS Backgrounds and Borders Module Level 3

From: Brad Kemper <brad.kemper@gmail.com>
Date: Wed, 30 Sep 2009 07:29:06 -0700
Cc: www-style list <www-style@w3.org>
Message-Id: <6A8D2F0A-4978-4C18-BD8B-A50311FCF7BB@gmail.com>
To: fantasai <fantasai.lists@inkedblade.net>

On Sep 29, 2009, at 7:44 PM, fantasai wrote:

> Brad Kemper wrote:
>> Does anyone remember why it is reduce-only? If it is a matter of  
>> the tile losing resolution as it grows, I think that is more  
>> acceptable for the smaller adjustments that may be needed that  
>> having much larger adjustments required.
> It's reduce-only to avoid losing resolution, yes. Probably that  
> restriction
> should be lifted for vector images at least.

At least. At worst, the raster image will be no worse that images with  
the "stretch" keyword. If authors are concerned, they can build more  
resolution into their source images, or have them scaled down in  

Or, alternately, we could favor reductions by having any space that  
was less than say 25% of a tile size result in widening, and  
everything else resulting in width reduction.
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