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Re: [css-compositing] some proposals

From: Tab Atkins Jr. <jackalmage@gmail.com>
Date: Fri, 18 Nov 2011 09:07:11 -0800
Message-ID: <CAAWBYDC3J7CSNYF-=NSOt9Y1JmRy8wJzst8YF-GHbN0+0wkGzA@mail.gmail.com>
To: Chris Marrin <cmarrin@apple.com>
Cc: Rik Cabanier <cabanier@gmail.com>, www-svg <www-svg@w3.org>, public-fx@w3.org
On Fri, Nov 18, 2011 at 9:02 AM, Chris Marrin <cmarrin@apple.com> 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: http://www.w3.org/TR/SVGCompositing/.
> 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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