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Re: [css-compositing] blending in canvas

From: Rik Cabanier <cabanier@gmail.com>
Date: Thu, 15 Nov 2012 16:27:44 -0800
Message-ID: <CAGN7qDAU+H4+0g4DJ9cD2XtRU1S+L0MXv1DdtffK1S8thLtbFQ@mail.gmail.com>
To: Nikos Andronikos <nikos.andronikos@cisra.canon.com.au>
Cc: public-fx@w3.org
On Thu, Nov 15, 2012 at 4:24 PM, Nikos Andronikos <
nikos.andronikos@cisra.canon.com.au> wrote:

> Hey guys,
>
>
> On 16/11/2012 10:47 AM, Tab Atkins Jr. wrote:
>
>> On Thu, Nov 15, 2012 at 3:40 PM, Rik Cabanier <cabanier@gmail.com> wrote:
>>
>>> On Thu, Nov 15, 2012 at 2:46 PM, Tab Atkins Jr. <jackalmage@gmail.com>
>>> wrote:
>>>
>>>> I like option 4, actually.  The existing blending/compositing
>>>> properties have pretty long names (and the names use inconsistent
>>>> conjugation, which is a bug that should be fixed).
>>>>
>>> Is the the -ing of alpha-compositing vs blend-mode?
>>> If so, I will fix the spec.
>>>
>> Yes.  We generally avoid gerunds in our property names.  Don't know if
>> I want to bikeshed, but what about alpha-blend-mode and
>> color-blend-mode? Or, if we add a 'mix' shorthand, 'mix-alpha' and
>> 'mix-color'?
>>
>>
>>
> alpha-blend-mode doesn't correctly describe what is happening imo.
> Although the alpha makes a difference, the operator selects which
> regions contribute - including areas which don't overlap, which is why I
> don't think blend is accurate.
>
> My suggestions would be:
> composite-mode
> composite-operator
> comp-op
> alpha-composite
>
> or if we go with mix, then:
> mix-operator
> mix-comp-op
>
> Is abbreviation to be avoided?
>

How about mix-composite?


>
> - Nikos
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