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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 18:00:35 -0800
Message-ID: <CAAWBYDAONWoUU_0BowaeS+AKegQq-F+6svLjvnKVg2fPbA+x+A@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 3:56 PM, 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.

So, something like this: <https://tabatkins.github.io/specs/css-filter-rule/>

~TJ
Received on Thursday, 25 February 2016 02:01:23 UTC

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