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Re: [css4-background] use cases for 'border-corner-shape'?

From: Rik Cabanier <cabanier@gmail.com>
Date: Sun, 24 Mar 2013 13:02:05 -0700
Message-ID: <CAGN7qDAF78o5hZniizqHKy15KEd6Mh0S_D6QoeL8Q8-X9RJOiw@mail.gmail.com>
To: "L. David Baron" <dbaron@dbaron.org>
Cc: www-style@w3.org
On Sun, Mar 24, 2013 at 12:14 PM, L. David Baron <dbaron@dbaron.org> wrote:

> http://dev.w3.org/csswg/css4-background/#border-corner-shape appears
> to me to be an example of a feature that's addressing a problem that
> we don't have -- or at least that we don't have enough to be worth
> adding such a feature.  I think it should be removed.
> In particular, if there were demand for the bevel | curve | notch
> values, we'd be seeing authors using the equivalents of such values
> on significant numbers of Web sites.  So before agreeing to accept
> this new feature, I'd like to see examples of Web sites that are
> doing what these values would do.  Not something similar to what
> these values would do, but exactly what these values would do, or at
> least close enough that the author wouldn't care about the
> difference.

If this use case is important, it seems pretty limited in what it
accomplishes. Why not have a generic and easy way to do borders and sides
(defined in SVG?) that could to the same?
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