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Re: box-shadow)ext-shadow', 'box-shadow', and 'font-effect' (was Re: Proposal: box-shadow)

From: Chris Lilley <chris@w3.org>
Date: Fri, 05 Oct 2001 01:12:15 +0200
Message-ID: <3BBCECCF.47AADF47@w3.org>
To: Etan Wexler <ewexler@stickdog.com>
CC: Web style list <www-style@w3.org>

Etan Wexler wrote:

> The existing implementations nullify what would have been my
> primary objection.  However, certain issues remain.
> Will we seek a method to include filter definitions in CSS (as by an
> '@filter' at-rule)?


> How easily written are the filters necessary to produce the equivalent
> of the proposed 'box-shadow' property?

Very simple.

> What will become of 'text-shadow'?  How does 'text-shadow' interact
> with 'filter'?

I would suggest it be deprecated.

> If CSS3 will include the 'filter' property, it should drop the
> developing 'font-effect' property. 

I agree. the halo effect in the specification was easily reproduced in

> The values 'engrave' and 'emboss'
> are obsoleted by 'filter'.  The value 'outline' can be obsoleted by
> SVG's stroke properties.


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