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Re: [whatwg] Support filters in Canvas

From: Dirk Schulze <dschulze@adobe.com>
Date: Tue, 30 Sep 2014 07:17:00 +0000
To: Rik Cabanier <cabanier@gmail.com>
Message-ID: <B97EE34E-C751-4E30-8F78-E2E9A7075284@adobe.com>
Cc: WHAT Working Group <whatwg@whatwg.org>, Robert O'Callahan <robert@ocallahan.org>, Markus Stange <mstange@themasta.com>

On Sep 30, 2014, at 6:45 AM, Rik Cabanier <cabanier@gmail.com> wrote:

> On Mon, Sep 29, 2014 at 8:52 PM, Robert O'Callahan <robert@ocallahan.org>
> wrote:
> 
>> On Mon, Sep 29, 2014 at 2:12 PM, Rik Cabanier <cabanier@gmail.com> wrote:
>> 
>>> Can we limit it to just the set of CSS filter shorthands for now?
>>> I think other UA's are further behind in their implementation of
>>> integrating SVG filters in their rendering pipeline.
>>> 
>> 
>> How about we put CSS + SVG filters into the one spec draft for now, and
>> split them up into two drafts if we actually get to the point where vendors
>> want to ship one and not the other? It seems premature to create both "HTML
>> Canvas Filters Level 1" and "HTML Canvas Filters Level 2" at the same time.
>> 
> 
> Are you proposing that this is developed as a separate spec and not as an
> addition to the canvas specification?

I think it should be part of the canvas spec. I agree with Robert that it can be added to the spec initially. If it turns out that SVG Filters in canvas are to hard for implementations initially, then we can postpone it later.

Greetings,
Dirk
Received on Tuesday, 30 September 2014 07:17:29 UTC

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