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Re: Applying SVG properties to non-SVG content

From: David Hyatt <hyatt@apple.com>
Date: Fri, 11 Jul 2008 17:14:33 -0500
To: robert@ocallahan.org
Cc: Bert Bos <bert@w3.org>, "www-style@w3.org" <www-style@w3.org>, www-svg <www-svg@w3.org>
Message-id: <FAE32A53-6101-4B21-9948-2A671D5E6ABB@apple.com>
On Jul 11, 2008, at 5:04 PM, Robert O'Callahan wrote:

> On Sat, Jul 12, 2008 at 9:55 AM, David Hyatt <hyatt@apple.com> wrote:
>
> They don't?  Are you saying that you ignore clip/opacity if set on  
> an ancestor of the element used as a paint server?
>
> As per SVG, SVG paint servers are not affected by effects on  
> ancestors.
>
> If you're talking about the element-as-background extension, I  
> haven't written down a proposed spec for that yet. But when I do, it  
> will also ignore clip, opacity and other effects on the ancestors of  
> referenced elements. Is that surprising? I can't think why you'd  
> want it any other way.

I believe it might be surprising if you intended to use the feature to  
do say reflections or thumbnails.

dave
Received on Friday, 11 July 2008 22:17:48 GMT

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