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Re: [filters] Reusing filter functions as <image>s in CSS

From: Tab Atkins Jr. <jackalmage@gmail.com>
Date: Thu, 19 May 2011 16:52:01 -0700
Message-ID: <BANLkTimXTGmAdAMKXhPQAajh-4jKaEGnEg@mail.gmail.com>
To: Dean Jackson <dino@apple.com>
Cc: Brad Kemper <brad.kemper@gmail.com>, "robert@ocallahan.org" <robert@ocallahan.org>, "public-fx@w3.org" <public-fx@w3.org>
On Thu, May 19, 2011 at 4:39 PM, Dean Jackson <dino@apple.com> wrote:
> I'd like to keep it as a simple 'filter' property applying to the element, rather than a content thing. It's so basic that it is easily understood.

Agreed.


> I agree that the filter() function is also useful for generating images.
>
> Should this new function be defined in the Filters spec, or the Images spec?

It seems most natural for this to be defined in Filters.  Just define
it as a type of <image>, and accepting an <image> as its first
argument, with a reference over to Image Values.

~TJ
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