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Re: [css-masking] editorial changes - spec update

From: Tab Atkins Jr. <jackalmage@gmail.com>
Date: Wed, 8 Jan 2014 09:40:52 -0800
Message-ID: <CAAWBYDB22a3JR-vfkgJ5g0ZqsmdEm3cm6_qLaD64nA6P-1aeDw@mail.gmail.com>
To: fantasai <fantasai.lists@inkedblade.net>
Cc: www-style list <www-style@w3.org>
On Wed, Jan 8, 2014 at 12:51 AM, fantasai <fantasai.lists@inkedblade.net> wrote:
>  # Rectangular Clipping: the clip property
>
> This makes me think that if I want a rectangular clip shape,
> I should use 'clip'. But that's not true. For one thing, 'clip-path'
> also does rectangles. For another, we don't want anyone to use 'clip'
> because it's deprecated! I'm not sure what to put as a title here,
> but it should not mislead people looking at the table of contents.
> And maybe throw in the word "deprecated" there, e.g.
>   Quirky Clipping: the deprecated 'clip' property
> (But please come up with something better than "quirky".)

Another possibility is moving 'clip' to an Appendix, perhaps called
"Appendix A: the deprecated 'clip' property".

The rest of your suggestions make a lot of sense.

~TJ
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