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Re: [css3-background] box-shadow spread radius and rounded corners

From: Brad Kemper <brad.kemper@gmail.com>
Date: Wed, 28 Apr 2010 00:23:22 -0700
Message-Id: <E938A1C3-C4B6-479D-BBE4-0295554292F1@gmail.com>
To: "Tab Atkins Jr." <jackalmage@gmail.com>
Cc: Sylvain Galineau <sylvaing@microsoft.com>, fantasai <fantasai.lists@inkedblade.net>, "www-style@w3.org" <www-style@w3.org>, Brian Manthos <brianman@microsoft.com>, Prabs Chawla <pchawla@microsoft.com>
On Apr 27, 2010, at 11:46 PM, "Tab Atkins Jr." <jackalmage@gmail.com>  

> On Tue, Apr 27, 2010 at 9:36 PM, Brad Kemper <brad.kemper@gmail.com>  
> wrote:
>> That is absolutely what I want and expect. Here, I created a visual  
>> aid:
>> http://www.bradclicks.com/cssplay/spread.png
> What would be your expected rendering if the border-radius was 1px?   
> 0px?

Do ihave to draw it? It would follow the shape, just like if you  
stroked the path in Adobe Illustrator with a line that is the sane  
color as the fill.

> I don't think I like the idea of a discontinuity where sharp edges
> stay sharp, but rounded edges get fatter.

I don't know why you'd find that suprising. When you have a thick  
border, the radius on the inside of the border-radius is different  
from the radius on the outside. Think of this as a sort of extra  
border-width around the shadow shape, but with border-radius defining  
the inside radius of that extra borders's corners instead of the  
outside radius. 
Received on Wednesday, 28 April 2010 07:24:03 UTC

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