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Re: CSS Opacity

From: David Hyatt <hyatt@apple.com>
Date: Sat, 28 Apr 2007 20:30:57 -0700
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Cc: www-style@w3.org
To: Daniel Beardsmore <public@telcontar.net>

You can already either use transparent background images or rgba  
colors for the background, so I'm not sure what the point of  
background opacity would be.  Similarly you can use rgba colors for  
foreground text or borders if you want partial transparency only in  
the foreground.


On Apr 28, 2007, at 7:23 PM, Daniel Beardsmore wrote:

> If we are going to improve opacity, can we also differentiate  
> between foreground and background opacity? For example, to make the  
> background translucent and leave the text solid? (I presume that  
> transparent text on a solid background can't be expected to cut a  
> hole through the background though ;)
Received on Sunday, 29 April 2007 03:30:59 UTC

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