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Re: [css3-background] some initial feedback

From: Anne van Kesteren <fora@annevankesteren.nl>
Date: Fri, 25 Feb 2005 19:14:01 +0100
Message-ID: <421F6AE9.7010304@annevankesteren.nl>
To: Bert Bos <bert@w3.org>
CC: W3C CSS List <www-style@w3.org>

Bert Bos wrote:
>> Also there is a lot of red in the draft and no clear reason why the
>> separate background and border module had to be merged.
> Because 'border-image' also creates a background, and because for
> many designers, it seems, borders and backgrounds belong together:
> what looks like a border, can actually be made up of images that are
> backgrounds in CSS terms.

I understand that. It would be nice if the draft said that in the 
"Abstract" chapter for example or in a new chapter "Introduction" which 
gives some examples of usage.

>> The abstract also still refers to CSS 2.0 instead of CSS 2.1. Was 
>> that intended?
> Yes, while CSS 2.1 is not a Recommendation yet.

That contradicts for a bit with chapter 2.1 about changes from CSS 2.1.

>> The lack of subsections in the draft makes it quite hard to read.
> I'm open for suggestions.

Grouping the properties in two chapters and creating subsections from 
that would make it more clear I guess. (One for 'border' and one for 
'background', obviously.)

  Anne van Kesteren
Received on Friday, 25 February 2005 18:14:25 UTC

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