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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 10:58:13 +1100
Cc: Robert O'Callahan <robert@ocallahan.org>, Sebastian Zartner <sebastianzartner@gmail.com>, "public-fx@w3.org" <public-fx@w3.org>
Message-Id: <9AB41819-1C79-4C03-A7FF-F2C7066FD9A6@apple.com>
To: "Tab Atkins Jr." <jackalmage@gmail.com>

> On 25 Feb 2016, at 10:56 AM, Tab Atkins Jr. <jackalmage@gmail.com> wrote:
> 
> 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.

I am interested. It would make animating parts of filters more possible
with CSS. And we might even be able to get some basic parameterization
in there using variables.

Dean
Received on Wednesday, 24 February 2016 23:58:50 UTC

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