Re: [css-compositing] some proposals

On Fri, Nov 18, 2011 at 9:02 AM, Chris Marrin <> wrote:
> On Nov 17, 2011, at 9:10 PM, Rik Cabanier wrote:
> Last week I sent out some ideas to update the SVG composting
> spec:
> Some people suggested some improvements which I integrated.
> Here is the updated list of proposals:
> a. split up the spec in 2 sections: Porter-Duff & Blending.
> Porter-Duff are compositing primitives that describes how 2 images (src+dst)
> can be merged.
> Porter-Duff will continue to use the existing comp-op property.
> Can I suggest that we refer to these as alpha compositing and color
> compositing? I think it would make it more clear what we're talking about
> (at least for me :-) And given that, I think the better names for the
> properties are: 'alpha-compositing' and 'color-compositing'.

I'm intrigued by this suggestion.  +1 unless somebody has a good
argument for why this is bad.


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