Re: [filter-effects-2] Split functionality of 'filter' and 'backdrop-filter' into several properties

On Wed, Feb 24, 2016 at 3:58 PM, Dean Jackson <> wrote:
>> On 25 Feb 2016, at 10:56 AM, Tab Atkins Jr. <> wrote:
>> On Wed, Feb 24, 2016 at 1:41 PM, Dean Jackson <> wrote:
>>> On 25 Feb 2016, at 8:29 AM, Robert O'Callahan <> wrote:
>>>> On Thu, Feb 25, 2016 at 9:58 AM, Dean Jackson <> wrote:
>>>>> Although it's not just that it is a standalone property. It would be nice
>>>>> if you didn't have to escape out to SVG to do any fancy filter operation.
>>>>> Putting SVG in CSS is annoying.
>>>> How about coming up with CSS syntax for the full feature set of SVG filters
>>>> in 'filter' instead of minting new properties?
>>> I think there was a proposal for a longhand form of @filter in CSS a while
>>> back. Once that exists again, we can define the shorthand form in the more
>>> detailed syntax, like what we do for the existing filter functions.
>> I don't think that proposal ever advanced further than the "wouldn't
>> it be nice" stage.  I'm happy to write it up if people are interested.
> I am interested. It would make animating parts of filters more possible
> with CSS. And we might even be able to get some basic parameterization
> in there using variables.

I'm curious what you're thinking about concerning animating parts of
an at-rule (how?) and using CSS variables (resolve at time of
application against the element's custom properties, I guess?).


Received on Thursday, 25 February 2016 00:31:40 UTC