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Re: SVG Compositing operators backported?

From: Erik Dahlstrom <ed@opera.com>
Date: Fri, 18 Mar 2011 08:54:45 +0100
To: "Jasper van de Gronde" <th.v.d.gronde@hccnet.nl>, "Cameron McCormack" <cam@mcc.id.au>
Cc: www-svg <www-svg@w3.org>
Message-ID: <op.vsi39gpcgeuyw5@localhost>
On Thu, 17 Mar 2011 21:08:13 +0100, Cameron McCormack <cam@mcc.id.au>  
wrote:

> Jasper van de Gronde:
>> I just heard that the SVG Compositing spec is nearly finished. This is
>> very good news, as I think it's a marvelous addition to SVG! However,
>> I'm wondering whether any of the new operations will be "backported" to
>> filters?
>
> By that do you mean will <feBlend mode=""> be extended to support all of
> the keywords that comp-op can take?  I think that makes sense.
>
> Erik, do you think we should make the Filters spec depend on
> Compositing, extend <feBlend mode="">, and reference all of the blend
> mode equations in Compositing?

It probably would be useful to have this in filters yes. I've created and  
assigned myself an action to sync the filter spec with svg compositing [1].

Cheers
/Erik

[1] http://www.w3.org/Graphics/fx/track/actions/27

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Co-Chair, W3C SVG Working Group
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