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Re: [css3-exclusions] remove <fill-rule> from "polygon()" syntax

From: Dirk Schulze <dschulze@adobe.com>
Date: Tue, 28 Aug 2012 11:29:18 -0700
To: "Tab Atkins Jr." <jackalmage@gmail.com>
CC: www-style list <www-style@w3.org>
Message-ID: <799F03D6-4662-4AA1-B51E-17BC796A33BA@adobe.com>

On Aug 28, 2012, at 8:50 AM, Tab Atkins Jr. <jackalmage@gmail.com> wrote:

> On Tue, Aug 28, 2012 at 6:45 AM, Dirk Schulze <dschulze@adobe.com> wrote:
>> Hi,
>> I think the keywords for <fill-rule> should be removed from the syntax of 'polygon()'[1]. I think the shapes on the exclusion spec can be reused in other contexts as well. One example is <shape> as shorthand for 'clip-path' in the CSS Masking[2] spec. But for 'clip-path' we already have the 'clip-rule' property with the values 'nonzero' and 'evenodd' [3].
>> I would suggest using the 'fill-rule' property from SVG [4] to specify the fill rule on 'polygon()'. This property is already implemented by all browsers anyway.
> I don't see how that works, if shape functions are going to be usable
> in multiple properties.
We have clip-rule and fill-rule. So where is the problem?

> ~TJ
Received on Tuesday, 28 August 2012 18:29:48 UTC

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