ISSUE-102: Drop '/ border-width' from 'border-image

Drop '/ border-width' from 'border-image

CSS3 Backgrounds and Borders
Raised by:
David Hyatt
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Summary: Don't re-layout an element with a different border width when it is finally known that the image won't load or be usable, but use the same border width for the image as for the fallback border style.

I.e., no need for the slash-part in 'border-image', just use 'border-width'

Brad Kemper counters[1] that that will often make the fallback too ugly, but argues for a generic fallback pseudo-class, along the lines of that proposed[2] by Andrew Fedoniouk.

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  2. RE: [csswg] Agenda conf call 5-Oct-2016 (from on 2016-10-05)
  3. [csswg] Agenda conf call 5-Oct-2016 (from on 2016-10-05)
  4. Proposed agenda (from on 2016-10-04)
  5. [css-text] Agenda+ Open Issues (from on 2016-09-24)
  6. ISSUE-102: Drop '/ border-width' from 'border-image [CSS3 Backgrounds and Borders] (from on 2009-03-27)

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Closed by adoption of Brad Kemper's proposal

Elika Etemad, 10 Apr 2009, 01:47:34

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