W3C home > Mailing lists > Public > public-fx@w3.org > January to March 2016

Re: [filter-effects-2] Split functionality of 'filter' and 'backdrop-filter' into several properties

From: Sebastian Zartner <sebastianzartner@gmail.com>
Date: Sat, 6 Feb 2016 12:14:54 +0100
Message-ID: <CAERejNadeZ8rHPd8LkeRKZCuzcZYvCE5OY1CufYqmw180OJ=5g@mail.gmail.com>
To: "Robert O'Callahan" <robert@ocallahan.org>
Cc: "public-fx@w3.org" <public-fx@w3.org>
On 6 February 2016 at 09:28, Robert O'Callahan <robert@ocallahan.org> wrote:

> On Fri, Feb 5, 2016 at 1:35 AM, Sebastian Zartner <
> sebastianzartner@gmail.com> wrote:
>
>> The backdrop-filter CSS property allows to create a filtered backdrop
>> for an element[1] and the filter CSS property filters all parts of the
>> drawing of an element.
>>
>> This implies a few things that are suboptimal:
>> - The Fullscreen API spec. already defines a ::backdrop
>> pseudo-element[2], which suggests that it and the backdrop-filter
>> property belong together somehow.
>>
>
> ::backdrop and backdrop-filter are quite different.
>

I agree. So, they shouldn't be named similar.

Implementing ::backdrop for every element would be pretty hard for us and
> not something I'd want to do.
>

Can you elaborate on this?
And would it generally be hard to implement or only for Mozilla?

And if it's generally hard to implement, let's discuss another solution.
And what about the other parts of the suggested approach?

Sebastian
Received on Saturday, 6 February 2016 11:15:41 UTC

This archive was generated by hypermail 2.3.1 : Saturday, 6 February 2016 11:15:41 UTC