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

From: Tab Atkins Jr. <jackalmage@gmail.com>
Date: Wed, 24 Feb 2016 15:56:00 -0800
Message-ID: <CAAWBYDCR91gpqnn3ziKFjDZeOqP=pELijeEc_gZQ3kr7MMZWkg@mail.gmail.com>
To: Dean Jackson <dino@apple.com>
Cc: "Robert O'Callahan" <robert@ocallahan.org>, Sebastian Zartner <sebastianzartner@gmail.com>, "public-fx@w3.org" <public-fx@w3.org>
On Wed, Feb 24, 2016 at 1:41 PM, Dean Jackson <dino@apple.com> wrote:
> On 25 Feb 2016, at 8:29 AM, Robert O'Callahan <robert@ocallahan.org> wrote:
>> On Thu, Feb 25, 2016 at 9:58 AM, Dean Jackson <dino@apple.com> wrote:
>>> 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.
>>
>> How about coming up with CSS syntax for the full feature set of SVG filters
>> in 'filter' instead of minting new properties?
>
> I think there was a proposal for a longhand form of @filter in CSS a while
> back. Once that exists again, we can define the shorthand form in the more
> detailed syntax, like what we do for the existing filter functions.

I don't think that proposal ever advanced further than the "wouldn't
it be nice" stage.  I'm happy to write it up if people are interested.

~TJ
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