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

From: Brad Kemper <brad.kemper@gmail.com>
Date: Wed, 27 Jan 2010 10:29:14 -0800
Cc: "Tab Atkins Jr." <jackalmage@gmail.com>, "www-style@w3.org" <www-style@w3.org>
Message-Id: <16B0D361-C67E-4EC7-A1ED-8046A7D1F575@gmail.com>
To: Boris Zbarsky <bzbarsky@MIT.EDU>

On Jan 27, 2010, at 10:19 AM, Boris Zbarsky 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.

Good point. Grey dots when you ask for black would be a bad thing.

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