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Re: outline-radius

From: Antony Kennedy <antony@silversquid.com>
Date: Mon, 12 Mar 2012 13:54:05 +0000
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Cc: "www-style@w3.org" <www-style@w3.org>
To: Paul Bakaus <pbakaus@zynga.com>
We've recently run into a situation with the same requirement. 


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On 12 Mar 2012, at 13:38, Paul Bakaus <pbakaus@zynga.com> wrote:

> Hi everyone,
> This is a request for outline-radius, the equivalent to border-radius for outline. Particularly in web apps featuring sorting and/or drag & drop, outlines are god-sent as they don't modify layout – so in order to mark something as a drop target while dragging on top of it, outlines are invaluable to not cause any harm to the layout but highlight the target.
> Rounded corners are a commonly used feature nowadays, but outlines around them look bad as they're always rectangular. Thus, I think we should bring in outline radius as logical extension. The other option would be to get rid of border radius in favor of something more generic (element-radius?) implicitly reflecting on border and outline.
> What do you think?
> Thanks,
> Paul
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