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Re: [compositing-1] please move non-separable effects to Level 2

From: Rik Cabanier <cabanier@gmail.com>
Date: Fri, 18 Apr 2014 21:33:54 -0700
Message-ID: <CAGN7qDDpPU7+ez=bhL8jxnHT3=TLXiTcvaRpAwCpf92AmUD=Fw@mail.gmail.com>
To: Dean Jackson <dino@apple.com>
Cc: "Robert O'Callahan" <robert@ocallahan.org>, FX <public-fx@w3.org>
On Fri, Apr 18, 2014 at 8:12 PM, Rik Cabanier <cabanier@gmail.com> wrote:

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> On Fri, Apr 18, 2014 at 5:55 PM, Dean Jackson <dino@apple.com> wrote:
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>> On 18 Apr 2014, at 4:23 pm, Robert O'Callahan <robert@ocallahan.org>
>> wrote:
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>> On Sat, Apr 19, 2014 at 10:51 AM, Dean Jackson <dino@apple.com> wrote:
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>>> On 18 Apr 2014, at 3:47 pm, Robert O'Callahan <robert@ocallahan.org>
>>> wrote:
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>>> Is that the point of this thread?
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>>> I think the point of this thread is was my request to defer particular
>>> blend modes to level 2.
>>>
>>> Is there anyone objecting to this?
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>> I object on the grounds that the justifications presented so far seem
>> inadequate to me.
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>> So you’re objecting to a subset of features being removed that you
>> haven’t shipped, have not announced any plans to support,
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> Actually, we've been working with mozilla to get blending supported.
> See https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=952643
> It is working really well using software compositing (including the
> overflow:hidden problem). We have plans to add it to their compositor which
> should improve performance but we haven't had the resources.
>
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>> and where the company who are the main driving force behind the
>> specification, with years of experience in this area and lots of user
>> feedback, have just revealed are not even popular (and not supported
>> through their entire product line)?
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> Well, I said we never bothered to add them for CMYK (except in Photoshop).
> All our applications support them for RGB workflows.
> I do believe that they are more popular in pixel applications (such as
> photoshop, after effects and premiere) but less so for vector applications
> (such as Illustrator and Photoshop)
>

I meant less so for vector applications such as Illustrator, InDesign and
Acrobat.
Also, I was incorrect about their support for CMYK workflows; they are
supported across the board. Sorry for the misinformation!
Received on Saturday, 19 April 2014 04:34:24 UTC

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