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Re: Margins for filters?

From: Dirk Schulze <vbs85@gmx.de>
Date: Mon, 19 Apr 2010 07:34:10 +0200
To: robert@ocallahan.org
Cc: Jasper van de Gronde <th.v.d.gronde@hccnet.nl>, Erik Dahlstrom <ed@opera.com>, www-svg@w3.org
Message-ID: <1271655250.5498.10.camel@dirk-laptop>
Am Montag, den 19.04.2010, 09:39 +1200 schrieb Robert O'Callahan:
> On Mon, Apr 19, 2010 at 8:03 AM, Dirk Schulze <vbs85@gmx.de> wrote:
>         I would like to keep filter effect regions to be consistent
>         with masking
>         or pattern. The most users know that they clip the results.
> 
> There aren't many users now, so maybe that's true. However, I'm
> skeptical about the long term. Because the default filter region
> includes 10% margin on each side, most users using small blurs --- or
> primitives that don't extend the image --- will find things just work
> most of the time. Then suddenly they'll use a larger blur, find it's
> getting clipped, and have no idea what is going on. I've seen this,
> and it sounds like Jasper has too. Remember, most users don't read
> specs, they just copy and paste content or use tools.

You suggest to kill filter effect regions, but keep clipping to
subRegions? The default subregion is the boundingBox of the target
object. Isn't it more problemetic?

Dirk
Received on Monday, 19 April 2010 05:34:45 GMT

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