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Re: [css3-background] border-radius color transitions using gradients recommended but undefined

From: Tab Atkins Jr. <jackalmage@gmail.com>
Date: Wed, 27 Jan 2010 12:19:59 -0600
Message-ID: <dd0fbad1001271019u3c03a493q71594a58cfa5e4ff@mail.gmail.com>
To: Boris Zbarsky <bzbarsky@mit.edu>
Cc: "www-style@w3.org" <www-style@w3.org>
On Wed, Jan 27, 2010 at 12:19 PM, Boris Zbarsky <bzbarsky@mit.edu> wrote:
> On 1/27/10 1:09 PM, Tab Atkins Jr. wrote:
>>
>> On Wed, Jan 27, 2010 at 11:49 AM, Zack Weinberg<zweinberg@mozilla.com>
>>  wrote:
>>>
>>> Incidentally, those patches use square dots for borders that are less
>>> than three device pixels wide, which I think should be officially
>>> allowed.
>>
>> I think that, when you're dealing with only 2px-wide lines, a square
>> *is* round as a degenerate case.
>
> That's highly nonobvious.  If you actually try to draw a circle of that
> size, graphics libraries will do all sorts of things with antialiasing,
> including subpixel anialiasing in some cases, to make it look "round".
>
> It probably needs to be explicitly called out that none of that is
> necessary.

Ah, wasn't aware of that.  In that case, yeah, it should be called out.

~TJ
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