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Re: [css4-background][css4-text] @pattern rule

From: Sebastian Zartner <sebastianzartner@gmail.com>
Date: Thu, 18 Oct 2012 00:18:19 +0200
Message-ID: <CAERejNbTKr37zp0vh=h0yAznFp7EzLLE7pX_081RzB8XLGUeog@mail.gmail.com>
To: "Tab Atkins Jr." <jackalmage@gmail.com>
Cc: www-style list <www-style@w3.org>
On Wed, Oct 17, 2012 at 11:50 PM, Tab Atkins Jr. <jackalmage@gmail.com>wrote:

> I think that this should first be pursued in the SVG group

Ok, fine.

> - we're already looking into some forms of procedural generation there.
>  Some of your examples, for example, fall into the "cross-hatch fill" idea
> we decided to work on at our last F2F, while others are simply existing
> <pattern> elements.

Great. Do you have some links to resources or discussions? Or were all
discussions about that just F2F so far?

> I'm of the opinion that we should pursue tighter integration between SVG
> and CSS, so it's easier to use some of SVG's more advanced image-generation
> stuff directly in CSS,
Agree. Tighter integration avoids double work.

> but I'm not sure how it would work right now.
Mozilla already allows to use SVG filters within the CSS of a page. I
assume fillings defined in SVG could be used in a similar way. (A pure CSS
solution would be nicer, though.)

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