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Re: [css3-background] Where we are with Blur value discussion

From: Brad Kemper <brad.kemper@gmail.com>
Date: Thu, 15 Jul 2010 17:20:33 -0700
Message-Id: <4CF47317-62CB-4244-99B9-E7DF3529A872@gmail.com>
Cc: Aryeh Gregor <Simetrical+w3c@gmail.com>, "Tab Atkins Jr." <jackalmage@gmail.com>, "L. David Baron" <dbaron@dbaron.org>, Simon Fraser <smfr@me.com>, Brendan Kenny <bckenny@gmail.com>, www-style list <www-style@w3.org>
To: Sylvain Galineau <sylvaing@microsoft.com>
On Jul 15, 2010, at 2:14 PM, Sylvain Galineau <sylvaing@microsoft.com> wrote:

> Any solution that would require authors
> to monkey with input values when jumping from one feature to the other would be a fail imo.

We already have to monkey with it, because if we assign a blur value we don't have a intuitive way of knowing how much space (in pixels) that blur will cover. So we assign a guess, view it in a browser, see if it should be bigger or smaller, rinse and repeat. With a good editor that could be easier, but it's still not as good as assigning a number and then knowing exactly what it will do to the shadow. 
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