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RE: [css3-background]Positioning of box-shadow blurs?

From: Brian Manthos <brianman@microsoft.com>
Date: Fri, 30 Apr 2010 01:16:31 +0000
To: Brad Kemper <brad.kemper@gmail.com>
CC: Tab Atkins Jr. <jackalmage@gmail.com>, Alex Meiburg <timeroot.alex@gmail.com>, "www-style@w3.org" <www-style@w3.org>
Message-ID: <FA122FEC823D524CB516E4E0374D9DCF014EB2A6@TK5EX14MBXC136.redmond.corp.microsoft.com>
> If 'border-radius' is zero, then corners should remain sharp (not
> rounded) after spread radius is applied and prior to the application of blur
> radius.
Yes, this phrasing is appealing.

> >> #The fourth length is a spread radius. Positive values cause the
> >> shadow to grow in all directions by the specified radius. Negative

> I'm not reluctant, just looking at one thing at a time. I also think the word
> "grow" can be replaced with something more accurate and precise, but I'm
> not sure what exactly yet. "to be thickened" is more the right idea than "to
> grow", but not all that precise.

Perhaps "expand" and "contract" evoke more of the right visualization.  To me, those words imply that some "restructuring" of relative sizes and positions of the components of a shape will happen.

- Brian
Received on Friday, 30 April 2010 01:19:08 UTC

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