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

On Wed, Oct 17, 2012 at 11:50 PM, Tab Atkins Jr. <>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.)


Received on Wednesday, 17 October 2012 22:18:46 UTC