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Re: SVG clip-path, mask and filter for non-SVG content

From: Doug Schepers <schepers@w3.org>
Date: Sun, 14 Sep 2008 20:14:53 -0400
Message-ID: <48CDA8FD.7030006@w3.org>
To: robert@ocallahan.org
CC: www-svg <www-svg@w3.org>, "www-style@w3.org" <www-style@w3.org>

Hi, Rob-

Thanks again.  We'll discuss these at the next telcon and get right back
to you.  I think that we had all agreed they would be good additions,
and I agree that an SVG spec would be a good place to do them.

-Doug Schepers
W3C Team Contact, SVG and WebApps WGs

Robert O'Callahan wrote (on 9/14/08 7:19 PM):
> As I mentioned a while ago, I'd like to see the 'clip-path', 'mask' and
> 'filter' CSS properties extended to apply to non-SVG content. I think
> the SVG WG is the best place to do that, because the SVG spec defines
> those properties.
> I've updated my proposal to remove everything other than the changes to
> those three properties:
> http://people.mozilla.com/~roc/SVG-CSS-Effects-Draft.html
> The code to implement this change has actually landed on Firefox trunk.
> There is still a while before a new Firefox release, so there's time to
> update the behaviour based on feedback or even remove it or change
> syntax if necessary. This is simple stuff with not many degrees of
> freedom so I'm hopeful we can get some consensus.
> Please consider this proposal and let me know what you think.
> Rob
Received on Monday, 15 September 2008 00:15:32 UTC

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