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Re: SVG Masking under FXTF

From: Dirk Schulze <dschulze@adobe.com>
Date: Tue, 31 Jul 2012 16:19:33 -0700
To: Brian Birtles <birtles@gmail.com>
CC: "www-svg@w3.org list" <www-svg@w3.org>, "Edward O'Connor" <eoconnor@apple.com>
Message-ID: <E6FD30DC-849D-4704-9082-07F455E278E5@adobe.com>

On Jul 31, 2012, at 3:53 PM, Brian Birtles <birtles@gmail.com> wrote:

> (2012/08/01 5:47), Dirk Schulze wrote:
>> I would like to discuss moving the SVG Masking part to a new spec, just like we did for Filter Effects and CSS Transforms. The CSS WG is looking into specifying masking as well. Because the last draft of SVG 2 does a lot of changes to masking which seem to be helpful on HTML as well, it might be the time to discuss these changes with the CSS WG. I would like to avoid repeating the same mistake on masking that was done on transforms initially.
> Hi Dirk,
> I think this is a really good idea. I think it should be possible to 
> come up with a property (or set of properties) that work for both SVG 
> and CSS/HTML and are more-or-less aligned with -webkit-mask.
> Initially I thought this would take place after SVG 2 but if the SVG WG 
> is ok with splitting this off now then I think that's better. Something 
> to add to Friday's telcon.
Thursday for me :D But yes. Ted, would you, if accepted by the chair, attend to the meeting?


> Best regards,
> Brian
Received on Tuesday, 31 July 2012 23:20:04 UTC

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