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Re: [css-shapes] Functional Notation

From: Brad Kemper <brad.kemper@gmail.com>
Date: Mon, 7 Oct 2013 15:08:43 -0700
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Cc: Alan Stearns <stearns@adobe.com>, "Tab Atkins Jr." <jackalmage@gmail.com>, fantasai <fantasai.lists@inkedblade.net>, "www-style@w3.org" <www-style@w3.org>
To: Dirk Schulze <dschulze@adobe.com>

On Oct 5, 2013, at 8:46 PM, Dirk Schulze <dschulze@adobe.com> wrote:

>> On Oct 5, 2013, at 7:36 PM, "Brad Kemper" <brad.kemper@gmail.com> wrote:
>> I disagree. These are shapes to be used for floats, mostly, no?
> No, floats is just one use case. CSS Shapes is not the only user. Right now we have clipping as well. Not just for HTML but SVG too. There may be even more consumers in the future. It is important not to think about shapes as just a part of CSS Shapes and floats.

Ah, OK. I wasn't thinking about clipping.  Still, I imagine that will be less common use of the circle shape than just using it as a float or abspos or regular block. Clipping does give more usefulness to the rectangle() shape. 
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