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Re: Border and background images

From: Anne van Kesteren <fora@annevankesteren.nl>
Date: Sat, 28 Aug 2004 17:24:40 +0200
Message-ID: <4130A3B8.4050508@annevankesteren.nl>
To: fantasai <fantasai.lists@inkedblade.net>
CC: www-style@w3.org

> If you want multiple backgrounds, the best way to do it is to make it
> possible to specify them on the element itself through the background
> properties. Workarounds are just not going to be as robust.

I agree with the points you make. However, applying multiple background 
images on a single element is something that is probably very complex to 
implement for browsers and if it is supposed to be used for rounded 
corners, it would be a hack as well, not?

I'm not sure what kind of syntax you had in mind, but there should be a 
way to control the z-index of each background image, it's position et 
cetera. These are a lot of properties and all apply to only a single 
element. I guess that will be quite hard to implement for UAs. 
Especially when they want it to render fast.

  Anne van Kesteren
Received on Saturday, 28 August 2004 15:25:17 UTC

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