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Re: [Backgrounds/Borders] What to do when a border-image fails to load

From: David Hyatt <hyatt@apple.com>
Date: Wed, 01 Apr 2009 14:45:38 -0500
Cc: Brad Kemper <brad.kemper@gmail.com>, Anne van Kesteren <annevk@opera.com>, Bert Bos <bert@w3.org>, "www-style@w3.org list" <www-style@w3.org>
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To: fantasai <fantasai.lists@inkedblade.net>
On Apr 1, 2009, at 2:23 PM, fantasai wrote:

> Brad Kemper wrote:
>> I written up a proposal that I think solves this problem, plus a  
>> couple others that I think are even bigger for authors. I'd  
>> appreciate it if everyone could take a look and let me know what  
>> you think. In the following link, I describe three problems  
>> (including this one), and a nice solution that I would love to see  
>> implemented:
>> http://www.bradclicks.com/cssplay/border-image/Thinking_Outside_The_Box.html
> Great writeup. I think we still have some details to work out here,
> but overall I would also like to see this put in the spec. So unless
> we get major objections here (which seems unlikely given that roc and
> hyatt agree), I intend to do exactly that. :-)
> BTW, I did get a suggestion over IRC that maybe border-image should be
> a shorthand for multiple properties, e.g.
>  background-image-source: <url>
>  background-image-slice: <integer>{1,4}
>  background-image-widths: <length>{1,4}
>  background-image-outset: <length>{1,4}
> Seems useful if you want to flip the image back and forth without
> changing the sizes, but other than that I have no comment atm.

I don't think the usefulness would outweigh the cost of all the new  
properties though.

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