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Re: Implementation of Inset Box Shadow on image elements

From: Simon Fraser <smfr@me.com>
Date: Tue, 03 Aug 2010 11:30:21 -0700
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>
Message-id: <19B73809-522E-4FF5-AA45-2B40FE041F1B@me.com>
To: "Tab Atkins Jr." <jackalmage@gmail.com>
On Aug 3, 2010, at 11:22 AM, Tab Atkins Jr. wrote:

> 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.

I'm asking about the desired effect, not specifically how it's illustrated
by <http://dl.dropbox.com/u/952/pola/index.html>.

Simon
Received on Tuesday, 3 August 2010 18:31:11 GMT

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