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Re: [css4-background][editorial] round missing from the list of acceptable values for border-corner-shape

From: Lea Verou <lea@w3.org>
Date: Fri, 12 Oct 2012 23:30:24 +0300
Cc: www-style list <www-style@w3.org>
Message-Id: <A8DD79B3-F86A-4CAB-928B-B32E4C9C8AE4@w3.org>
To: Sylvain Galineau <sylvaing@microsoft.com>
Yup, convex and concave are pretty incomprehensible to me. curve-(inside|outside) is definitely more understandable. Or perhaps curve and curve-inset.
Or just allowing negative border-radius for curve.


On Oct 12, 2012, at 20:16, Sylvain Galineau wrote:

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>> Anyway, to get on topic: It seems that its initial value (round) is not in the list of 
>> acceptable values (curve, bevel, scoop, notch). I assume that either it >was forgotten, 
>> or the initial value should change to one of the four permitted values. [1]
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> The definition of curve aligns with the current behavior; today's 'rounded' corners are 
> in fact elliptical - as you note, x and y can be different though they default to the 
> same thing - and they do form a convex curve. 
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> The naming is somewhat questionable since 'scoop' is also a curve and is a pretty poor
> term imo.  If convex and concave are too tricky, maybe curve-outside/curve-inside?
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