[RFC|Merged] Rounded corners via css

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Re: [RFC] Rounded corners via css

Post by Arty » Tue Jan 17, 2012 9:15 am

That's a good idea, thanks.
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Re: [RFC] Rounded corners via css

Post by igorw » Tue Jan 17, 2012 6:05 pm

+1

In fact, I don't mind if IE does not get rounded corners. As long as it doesn't look completely crap, that is a perfectly acceptable inconsistency imo.

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Re: [RFC] Rounded corners via css

Post by imkingdavid » Tue Jan 17, 2012 8:39 pm

igorw wrote:+1

In fact, I don't mind if IE does not get rounded corners. As long as it doesn't look completely crap, that is a perfectly acceptable inconsistency imo.
+1 here too.

It might make some IE people use a better browser. Anyway, iirc the latest version(s) of IE work with rounded corners, right? So only outdated microsoft lovers will be left without nice, round corners.
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Re: [RFC] Rounded corners via css

Post by Arty » Tue Jan 17, 2012 8:46 pm

Yes, IE9 does support it. However, it cannot be installed on Windows XP, so many users are unable to upgrade.

Currently there are twice more IE8 users than IE9 users.
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Re: [RFC] Rounded corners via css

Post by imkingdavid » Tue Jan 17, 2012 8:57 pm

Arty wrote:Yes, IE9 does support it. However, it cannot be installed on Windows XP, so many users are unable to upgrade.

Currently there are twice more IE8 users than IE9 users.
Windows 7 has been out for 2 and a half years (or so). Vista was released roughly 4 years ago. Most/all compatibility issues that might have come up in software between XP and 7 are no longer existent, and at < $100 for the home premium version, that leaves little excuse for not having updated in the past 4 years.

If people want to use a modern software and get the best experience, they need to use a modern browser that can handle new technologies. And apparently if they want to use a modern browser (or a modern version of IE, at least), they need to use a modern operating system.
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Re: [RFC] Rounded corners via css

Post by Arty » Tue Jan 17, 2012 9:04 pm

Good point. Plus, by the time 3.1 is released, old IE market share will go down even further. Lack of rounded corners isn't breaking layout, so its not a big problem.
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Re: [RFC] Rounded corners via css

Post by callumacrae » Tue Jan 17, 2012 9:07 pm

Arty wrote:Good point. Plus, by the time 3.1 is released, old IE market share will go down even further. Lack of rounded corners isn't breaking layout, so its not a big problem.
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Re: [RFC] Rounded corners via css

Post by Mighty Gorgon » Tue Jan 17, 2012 10:36 pm

igorw wrote:In fact, I don't mind if IE does not get rounded corners. As long as it doesn't look completely crap, that is a perfectly acceptable inconsistency imo.
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Re: [RFC] Rounded corners via css

Post by nextgen » Wed Jan 18, 2012 1:03 am

With this method any browser and inferior versions of it, bear the css3?
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Re: [RFC] Rounded corners via css

Post by jsebean » Wed Jan 18, 2012 1:34 am

imkingdavid wrote:
igorw wrote:+1

In fact, I don't mind if IE does not get rounded corners. As long as it doesn't look completely crap, that is a perfectly acceptable inconsistency imo.
+1 here too.

It might make some IE people use a better browser. Anyway, iirc the latest version(s) of IE work with rounded corners, right? So only outdated microsoft lovers will be left without nice, round corners.
+1

Vista/7 users can use IE9, XP users, should upgrade to 7 or switch to Firefox or Chrome so not a big issue.

So not supporting rounded borders in IE8 and lower is fine with me if you wanna use CSS3 only, makes life easier too for style developers too not good with javascript.
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