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Re: [css3-background] box-shadow spread Multiple Choice Question

From: Brad Kemper <brad.kemper@gmail.com>
Date: Tue, 8 Jun 2010 11:00:03 -0700
Cc: Brendan Kenny <bckenny@gmail.com>, Sylvain Galineau <sylvaing@microsoft.com>, fantasai <fantasai.lists@inkedblade.net>, "www-style@w3.org" <www-style@w3.org>
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To: Brian Manthos <brianman@microsoft.com>

On Jun 8, 2010, at 10:34 AM, Brian Manthos wrote:

> Brad Kemper:
>> And as I've said in the past, spread is not something created in order  
>> to simulate some phenomenon observed in nature. It is intended to give  
>> greater control of the placement and extent of the shadow at a level  
>> consistent with what is commonly available when creating shadows in  
>> familiar ways using tools such Photoshop.
> 
> Is this the only place in CSS3 that gives authors a way to apply such an shape-derivation effect?

No. The shape of the inside of a border is different from the shape of the outside of the border, in the same sort of way. 'Outline-offset' should do the same sort of offsetting to border-radius (but in practice doesn't seem to pay attention to border-radius at all yet). 
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