Re: [compositing?] Blurring an element’s backdrop

On Monday, April 16, 2012, 7:11:59 PM, Rik wrote:

RC> Hi Lea,
RC> On Mon, Apr 16, 2012 at 12:10 AM, Lea Verou <> wrote:
RC>  1. Absolutely not. Most authors don't even want to learn SVG, do
RC> you     seriously expect them to learn a new C-based shader language?! 

RC> It is very powerful. If this feature were available, there would
RC> be places where people could get pre-canned effects so they wouldn't have to learn it.
RC> There could even be tools to create this code...

I agree that most people would use this just by linking to it, just as they link to scripts like Modernizr that they don't necessarily understand and couldn't write or maintain themselves.

 Chris Lilley   Technical Director, Interaction Domain                 
 W3C Graphics Activity Lead, Fonts Activity Lead
 Co-Chair, W3C Hypertext CG
 Member, CSS, WebFonts, SVG Working Groups

Received on Wednesday, 18 April 2012 12:07:53 UTC