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Re: [css3] support for filters

From: Charles Pritchard <chuck@jumis.com>
Date: Mon, 27 Dec 2010 15:48:40 -0800
Message-ID: <4D1925D8.30001@jumis.com>
To: Rik Cabanier <cabanier@adobe.com>
CC: "www-style@w3.org" <www-style@w3.org>
On 1/5/2011 3:28 PM, Rik Cabanier wrote:
> All,
> I'm not sure if this has already been discussed, but are there any plans to introduce the filters to CSS?
> It would be great if there was support for blur or drop shadow filters. Having them part of a transition or a keyframes structure would allow for some very useful effects.
> The syntax could be based on Internet Explorer's, SVG or Flash.
> Since a lot of browsers are moving to GPU acceleration, they should be able to implement this and achieve good performance...
Such discussion will likely happen in the FX group:

.style.filter = 'url(#...)' seems a likely candidate for SVG filters.
(view source here; only works in FF) :

I don't think filter effects have been looked at from the standpoint of 
I could be completely wrong on that account.

It'd be nice to see an SVG + WebGL profile develop:
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