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Re: [css3-images] July F2F minutes comment regarding SVG and non-opaque colors

From: L. David Baron <dbaron@dbaron.org>
Date: Mon, 22 Aug 2011 10:57:57 -0400
To: "Tab Atkins Jr." <jackalmage@gmail.com>
Cc: Brian Manthos <brianman@microsoft.com>, Alan Gresley <alan@css-class.com>, "www-style@w3.org" <www-style@w3.org>
Message-ID: <20110822145757.GA10102@pickering.dbaron.org>
On Monday 2011-08-22 07:45 -0700, Tab Atkins Jr. wrote:
> On Fri, Aug 19, 2011 at 8:17 PM, Cameron McCormack <cam@mcc.id.au> wrote:
> > Brian Manthos:
> >> I have no idea what post-multiplied means in the context of colors.  :(
> >
> > Unpremultiplied, presumably.
> 
> Yes, it means non-premultiplied.  It just feels unnatural to
> constantly refer it as "un-pre"; "post" is a more natural opposite of
> "pre".  ^_^

"pre" in this context really means "have already been" rather than
"before", so it really doesn't seem at all natural, and it's not
common terminology.

-David

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