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

From: Rik Cabanier <cabanier@gmail.com>
Date: Sun, 24 Mar 2013 14:02:41 -0700
Message-ID: <-4115194142290550362@unknownmsgid>
To: "L. David Baron" <dbaron@dbaron.org>
Cc: "www-style@w3.org" <www-style@w3.org>
Scaling images might introduce jaggies, which will be especially
noticeable if width and height have different scales.

This seems a case where scaleable vector art is needed. From: L. David
Sent: ‎3/‎24/‎2013 1:47 PM
To: Rik Cabanier
Cc: www-style@w3.org
Subject: Re: [css4-background] use cases for 'border-corner-shape'?
On Sunday 2013-03-24 13:02 -0700, Rik Cabanier wrote:
> 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.
> >
> yes.
> 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?

We already have one in css3-background:  the 'border-image'
property.  (And, as I said in my earlier message, it seems
sufficient to me for these cases given my perception of demand for


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