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Re: Should 'filter' really apply to <mask>?

From: Cameron McCormack <cam@mcc.id.au>
Date: Wed, 13 Apr 2011 11:29:03 +1200
To: Erik Dahlstrom <ed@opera.com>
Cc: public-svg-wg@w3.org
Message-ID: <20110412232903.GC9809@wok.mcc.id.au>
Erik Dahlstrom:
> Should 'filter' apply to the <mask> element itself (as currently
> specified)? I've tested in Batik, Firefox, Webkit and Opera. None of
> them applies the filter to the <mask> element (of course it works
> fine when applied to child elements of the <mask>).

I think we could come up with a definition as to what it means for a
filter to apply to a mask (the filtered output giving the mask to use),
but since nobody implements that I agree that we should explicitly point
out that it has no effect.

> I suspect this is a similar issue to the 'opacity' property, that we
> clarified in SVG 1.1F2 to have no effect on the <mask> element.

Yes.

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Cameron McCormack ≝ http://mcc.id.au/
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