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Re: [css-backgrounds] Allow multiple border images

From: Sebastian Zartner <sebastianzartner@gmail.com>
Date: Tue, 30 Dec 2014 21:28:49 +0100
Message-ID: <CAERejNZpLQzKNKH_imF0cTFkYEnTxwBX_DcXheCo+Md9NTTjRw@mail.gmail.com>
To: "L. David Baron" <dbaron@dbaron.org>
Cc: www-style list <www-style@w3.org>
On 30 December 2014 at 15:55, L. David Baron <dbaron@dbaron.org> wrote:
> On Tuesday 2014-12-30 14:13 +0100, Sebastian Zartner wrote:
>> Like for background images people may also want to define multiple
>> border images to create some nice frame effects.
>>
>> This would require to change the syntax of ‘border-image-source’,
>> ‘border-image-slice’, ‘border-image-width’, ‘border-image-outset’ and
>> ‘border-image-repeat’ to take lists of values.
>
> I don't think we should continually add more complexity to CSS
> syntax to create more and more complex effects.  I think CSS should
> instead do something more generic to solve this sort of problem that
> doesn't require repeated additions of complexity to implementations
> and to the Web platform, and that allows authors to solve this sort
> of problem without asking for new features to be implemented in
> browsers.

Ok, and how do you imagine this generic solution to look like?

Sebastian
Received on Tuesday, 30 December 2014 20:29:35 UTC

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