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Re: Implementation of Inset Box Shadow on image elements

From: Tab Atkins Jr. <jackalmage@gmail.com>
Date: Tue, 3 Aug 2010 11:22:53 -0700
Message-ID: <AANLkTinLYEX8BKJjm-Wg==n6ow42LqjAc3EcuoFhm3_a@mail.gmail.com>
To: Simon Fraser <smfr@me.com>
Cc: Brad Kemper <brad.kemper@gmail.com>, fantasai <fantasai.lists@inkedblade.net>, Brian Manthos <brianman@microsoft.com>, divya manian <divya.manian@gmail.com>, "www-style@w3.org" <www-style@w3.org>
On Tue, Aug 3, 2010 at 10:54 AM, Simon Fraser <smfr@me.com> wrote:
> So one thing I don't understand about this proposed use of
> inset shadow, illustrated at
> <http://dl.dropbox.com/u/952/pola/index.html>, is why the
> background-image is dimmed out at all.
>
> The inset shadow goes from fully opaque at the edges of the
> "hole", to fully transparent over most of the hole (by some
> distance related to the blur radius from the edge). So,
> outside the influence of the shadow, the background-image
> should be fully revealed. Why is it dimmed out?

Because it's a different image.  The one on the left is pola.jpg, the
one on the right is pola-trans.jpg.

~TJ
Received on Tuesday, 3 August 2010 18:23:48 GMT

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