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Re: 'border-image' confusion

From: Brad Kemper <brad.kemper@gmail.com>
Date: Sun, 6 Feb 2011 12:25:15 -0800
Message-Id: <D18992EE-AFA6-42AD-BEAC-7E6E3556BD28@gmail.com>
Cc: "Tab Atkins Jr." <jackalmage@gmail.com>, "Eric A. Meyer" <eric@meyerweb.com>, "www-style@w3.org" <www-style@w3.org>
To: Simon Fraser <smfr@me.com>
On Feb 6, 2011, at 10:12 AM, Simon Fraser <smfr@me.com> wrote:

> I think there's also a valid use case for a single border-image that gets stretched, un-tiled, to the border box size, with the center clipped out. This would give us the ability to use a gradient image here, thus fulfilling the gradient border request.

Shouldn't that happen anyway with gradients? Since they are dimensionless, they should automatically stretch to the full dimensions of the border box & outsets, prior to slicing. At least, that is my expectation. 
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