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Re: [css-compositing][css-mask] new Editor's draft posted

From: Rik Cabanier <cabanier@gmail.com>
Date: Thu, 23 May 2013 13:07:49 -0700
Message-ID: <CAGN7qDAYbL1+3OwaF8KHX0NPAbV_YQN+cqqh9wmiFsWWUvYHhQ@mail.gmail.com>
To: Henrik Andersson <henke@henke37.cjb.net>
Cc: robert@ocallahan.org, Jeremie Patonnier <jeremie.patonnier@gmail.com>, "public-fx@w3.org" <public-fx@w3.org>, www-style list <www-style@w3.org>, www-svg <www-svg@w3.org>, David Baron <dbaron@dbaron.org>, Dirk Schulze <dschulze@adobe.com>
On Thu, May 23, 2013 at 12:43 PM, Henrik Andersson <henke@henke37.cjb.net>wrote:

> Rik Cabanier skriver:
> >
> > It would not.
> > An 'inverse' mask would invert the pixels of the mask itself, not the
> > content that you mask.
> >
> > Maybe you're thinking of putting the text in the mask. If so, yes, that
> > would make it invert but:
> > - you'd lose the semantics since the text comes from a style. This loses
> > accessibility and copy/paste behavior
> > - you would have to put the text in another fragment or document
> > - you would have to define a way to link to HTML content from a mask.
> > This would be very hard to get consensus on.
>
> I thought there was an option to use the first result of a normal
> selector as the masking content.
>

Not that I know of.
Dirk, is there such an option?
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