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Re: -webkit-background-clip:text and -webkit-text-fill-color?

From: Tab Atkins Jr. <jackalmage@gmail.com>
Date: Thu, 31 May 2012 15:38:04 -0700
Message-ID: <CAAWBYDAEG_BmaZgYzmasM3nxUDDrW3GBO+UnMdNyYzLBdSrdWw@mail.gmail.com>
To: Jared Wein <jwein@mozilla.com>
Cc: "Marat Tanalin | tanalin.com" <mtanalin@yandex.ru>, www-style@w3.org
On Thu, May 31, 2012 at 2:55 PM, Jared Wein <jwein@mozilla.com> wrote:
>> > -webkit-background-clip:text is the devil.  It's a very silly
>> > misuse
>> > of background-clipping to accomplish a text fill.  I like this
>> > functionality and think that we need it, but this particular
>> > implementation of it is ridiculous.
>
> I agree. Although I'm also confused as to the adding of these properties with no apparent plan towards standardization.

Sigh, yeah.  Apple's better about it now, but for a while they were
adding new stuff willy-nilly without telling the CSSWG or planning to
actually write specs for the features.  The only real documentation of
this stuff is blog posts on Surfin' Safari.

~TJ
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