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Re: CSS Masking

From: Dirk Schulze <dschulze@adobe.com>
Date: Mon, 13 Aug 2012 16:09:40 -0700
To: Jeremie Patonnier <jeremie.patonnier@gmail.com>
CC: "public-fx@w3.org" <public-fx@w3.org>
Message-ID: <5686599E-5511-49B6-A3F6-8964CE7AF5B0@adobe.com>
Hi Jeremie,

On Aug 13, 2012, at 3:58 PM, Jeremie Patonnier <jeremie.patonnier@gmail.com> wrote:

> Hi
> 
> I have a little question about section 8 (Clipping Path) :
> 
> I do not understand why this section is marked "At risk"... many user agent already implement the clip-path element and attribute. Even if it's deprecated, shouldn't it remain in the spec for backward compatibility reason?

clip-path is not deprecated. Even if it does not get into CSS Masking, it stays in SVG. CSS Masking allows using this property on arbitrary HTML content as well. This is not widely supported yet. Firefox is the only browser that supports this already as far as I know.

Greetings,
Dirk

> 
> cheers
> -- 
> Jeremie
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> 2012/8/12 Dirk Schulze <dschulze@adobe.com>
> Hi FXTF,
> 
> I created and published the CSS Masking specification [1]. I specified the current behavior of the '-webkit-mask' properties and integrated SVG Masking from SVG 2. The text complies to CSS Background and Borders and should be very familiar for many people. I would like to receive some comments even if it is still in an early stage.
> 
> Greetings,
> Dirk
> 
> [1] http://dvcs.w3.org/hg/FXTF/raw-file/tip/masking/index.html
> 
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