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RE: [filters] Shading language recommendation

From: Sylvain Galineau <sylvaing@microsoft.com>
Date: Wed, 22 Aug 2012 00:39:56 +0000
To: Dirk Schulze <dschulze@adobe.com>
CC: "public-fx@w3.org" <public-fx@w3.org>
Message-ID: <3C4041FF83E1E04A986B6DC50F0178291BE2D106@TK5EX14MBXC227.redmond.corp.microsoft.com>

[Dirk Schulze:]
> CSS Shaders as well as Filter Effects never required GLSL (on base of
> WebGL), but it is the recommended shading language. Therefore I don't
> share Sylvain's concerns that an implementation must support GLSL.

Please read again. By recommending this language in a normative section, 
you do require it. Per RFC2119 a recommendation is not an optional 
'should'. This thread also suggests at least one WG member does wish to 
standardize on GL SL ES for this feature i.e. require it in some form.
We would like the issue and objection to be recorded for future discussions.
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