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Re: Utility of background-composite and background-blend-mode?

From: Robert O'Callahan <robert@ocallahan.org>
Date: Mon, 4 Mar 2013 17:28:15 +1300
Message-ID: <CAOp6jLZG4Ljs7Rpa9BqOc=79McYgj+BVktzytji2J3=iCNB1jw@mail.gmail.com>
To: Rik Cabanier <cabanier@gmail.com>
Cc: public-fx@w3.org
On Fri, Feb 1, 2013 at 10:52 AM, Rik Cabanier <cabanier@gmail.com> wrote:

> On Thu, Jan 31, 2013 at 1:41 PM, Robert O'Callahan <robert@ocallahan.org>wrote:
>> What are the use-cases for 'background-composite'? It seems like a very
>> specialized feature whose effect can be achieved pretty easily by just
>> using more elements or (in some cases) pseudo-elements.
> I agree it's pretty specialized. We've seen people use it to make small
> animations. ie https://github.com/simurai/lab/tree/gh-pages/icons
> It's fairly simple to implement so I added it to the spec.

There's still a cost. I would like other browser vendors to chime in with
opinions on whether they think this is worth having.

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