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Re: mask: luminance or alpha

From: Tab Atkins Jr. <jackalmage@gmail.com>
Date: Mon, 30 Jul 2012 16:47:37 -0700
Message-ID: <CAAWBYDAchEQez9iJU6ObK7-rpwVUaVmjShfhggazdxirmWvPEA@mail.gmail.com>
To: Rik Cabanier <cabanier@adobe.com>
Cc: "www-svg@w3.org" <www-svg@w3.org>
On Mon, Jul 30, 2012 at 4:13 PM, Rik Cabanier <cabanier@adobe.com> wrote:
> Last week, there was a decision to have the id-less mask have ‘alpha’ as the
> default instead of ‘luminance’
>
> Can someone explain the rational for doing this again?
>
> It changes existing default behavior, is not what people want or what
> products like Illustrator and InkScape currently support.

The idea is that this *is* what people want.  We just can't change
<mask>'s default behavior due to legacy compat.

~TJ
Received on Monday, 30 July 2012 23:48:27 GMT

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