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Re: roadmap for new CSS specs: template, grid, regions and floats

From: Brad Kemper <brad.kemper@gmail.com>
Date: Sat, 12 Mar 2011 09:00:33 -0800
Cc: www-style list <www-style@w3.org>
Message-Id: <799B0C2B-F5B7-4116-A5D7-F3C01ABA60E9@gmail.com>
To: "Andrew Fedoniouk" <news@terrainformatica.com>

On Mar 11, 2011, at 11:23 PM, Andrew Fedoniouk wrote:

> As of #2  non-rectangular shapes.
> I think we should have more generic mechanism of defining such things.
> E.g. I have multiple requests to provide mechanism in CSS that will allow to
> define shapes like tabs here:
> http://harmonia.terrainformatica.com/lib/exe/detail.php?id=start&media=harmonia.png
> Ideally it should be common mechanism that will allow to define border and
> content outline shapes in the same CSS-ish way.

That looks like something that is well suited to border-images or multiple backgrounds. They don't affect the click region, but that can be an advantage for tabs, so that you don't punish the user for a near miss.
Received on Saturday, 12 March 2011 17:01:08 UTC

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