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Re: outline-radius

From: Brad Kemper <brad.kemper@gmail.com>
Date: Mon, 12 Mar 2012 09:26:36 -0700
Message-Id: <982F611D-180F-469A-87E0-C47269113D0F@gmail.com>
Cc: "www-style@w3.org" <www-style@w3.org>
To: Boris Zbarsky <bzbarsky@MIT.EDU>

On Mar 12, 2012, at 8:50 AM, Boris Zbarsky <bzbarsky@MIT.EDU> wrote:

> On 3/12/12 10:43 AM, Brad Kemper wrote:
>> I think it should be automatic. The 'border' of 'border-radius' doesn't
>> mean that it only affects the border. It just means that the border box
>> is where you measure the radius. It also affects the radius of the
>> padding box and content box, and /should/ also affect the outline.
> But how, exactly?  The outline need not be rectangular, while border-radius specifies curvature for precisely 4 corners.
> For the simple case of one single box for an element, the two can be treated interchangeably, of course.

I'm primarily concerned with elements that the author set 'border-radius' and 'outline' on, which should have precisely 4 corners, I think. Can you give some examples of non-rectangular outlines, so that I know what you are referring to? Do you mean outline on SVG?
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