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

From: Dean Jackson <dino@apple.com>
Date: Thu, 25 Feb 2016 07:58:06 +1100
Cc: Sebastian Zartner <sebastianzartner@gmail.com>, "public-fx@w3.org" <public-fx@w3.org>
Message-Id: <05EDD1AF-1F29-47B0-9314-8DC355EBB517@apple.com>
To: robert@ocallahan.org

> On 9 Feb 2016, at 1:18 PM, Robert O'Callahan <robert@ocallahan.org> wrote:
> 
> I guess I don't understand why we need backdrop-filter at all. Why can't authors use BackgroundImage with the 'filter' property to get the same effects? Is it because they'd have to use SVG filters and a standalone CSS property is easier to use?

Yep.

Although it's not just that it is a standalone property. It would be nice if you didn't have to escape out to SVG to do any fancy filter operation. Putting SVG in CSS is annoying.

Dean
Received on Wednesday, 24 February 2016 20:58:43 UTC

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