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Re: [css-shapes] LC feedback

From: Tab Atkins Jr. <jackalmage@gmail.com>
Date: Fri, 6 Dec 2013 11:41:12 +1100
Message-ID: <CAAWBYDAbK3xWVKjSSvf7sXaXz2+W+dOip8Vz_ajqKxxeBEWqrQ@mail.gmail.com>
To: Sylvain Galineau <galineau@adobe.com>
Cc: www-style list <www-style@w3.org>, Alan Stearns <stearns@adobe.com>
On Fri, Dec 6, 2013 at 11:38 AM, Sylvain Galineau <galineau@adobe.com> wrote:
> On 12/5/13 4:17 PM, "Tab Atkins Jr." <jackalmage@gmail.com> wrote:
>>I don't understand how you would do A. You've presented a simplified
>>scenario where taking the axis-aligned bounding box works, but that
>>fails the moment you do anything less trivial.
>
> I wouldn't say it fails; you *could* just take the bounding box that
> encloses all the shapes you find. Whether the result is visually desirable
> in all or most cases is a different story though. So yeah, my first
> inclination is best dismissed here.

We *could*, but we don't, and you're not suggesting we change the
general behavior. ^_^

Having a situation where you take the provided shape if it's a single
fully-connected region, but the bounding box if there's a single
disconnected pixel, sounds pretty terrible.

~TJ
Received on Friday, 6 December 2013 00:42:01 UTC

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