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Re: Updated filters specification

From: Robert O'Callahan <robert@ocallahan.org>
Date: Sun, 1 May 2011 21:29:49 +1200
Message-ID: <BANLkTimAzpAsH9_XK6Qfdiedc5kFug4avQ@mail.gmail.com>
To: Rik Cabanier <cabanier@gmail.com>
Cc: Erik Dahlstrom <ed@opera.com>, Dean Jackson <dino@apple.com>, Dirk Schulze <vbs85@gmx.de>, public-fx@w3.org, Anthony Grasso <anthony.grasso@cisra.canon.com.au>
On Sun, May 1, 2011 at 4:54 AM, Rik Cabanier <cabanier@gmail.com> wrote:

> If the compositing spec were to allow GLSL/OpenCL constructs, then this
> effect should be possible. (One could argue that CSS blending should ONLY be
> done with shaders and that the known blendmodes would be built-in shader
> programs.)

If you allow arbitrary processing to happen in the compositing spec, you are
effectively folding the functionality of filters into the compositing spec,
maybe with different syntax. You'd better discuss with Erik if that's what
you really want to do :-).

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every day to see if what Paul said was true." [Acts 17:11]
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