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Re: CSSStyleDeclaration: Setting only a value or a priority

From: Rik Cabanier <cabanier@gmail.com>
Date: Tue, 13 Aug 2013 14:08:14 -0700
Message-ID: <CAGN7qDBO8fzbJ42uf9+m0ZsOATrHxQtrmjQWHpu_rD0J7MQ6bg@mail.gmail.com>
To: Simon Pieters <simonp@opera.com>
Cc: "www-style@w3.org" <www-style@w3.org>, Peter Sloetjes <pjs.nl@live.com>
On Tue, Aug 13, 2013 at 1:45 PM, Simon Pieters <simonp@opera.com> wrote:

> On Tue, 13 Aug 2013 21:04:32 +0200, Peter Sloetjes <pjs.nl@live.com>
> wrote:
>
>  On Tue, 13 Aug 2013 16:54:47 +0200, Simon Pieters <simonp@opera.com>
>>  wrote:
>>
>>  Could CSS custom filters be used to address this use case?
>>>
>>
>> Clearly there are more color domains than rgba. Transforms in those
>> domains do require custom implementations, because they normally are
>> nonlinear in the rgba-domain.
>>
>
> I don't know enough about CSS custom filters to tell if it's feasible for
> these use cases or not.


Custom filters can't access the color information of the content that
they're applied on so they can't be used.
I can't tell what problem Peter is trying to solve with the color
transformation.


>
>
>  Other use cases do not involve graphics at all, such as custom
>> transformations of font sizes.
>>
>
> Is IE's 'zoom' property inadequate for this use case?
>
>
>  My request is basically to remove the built-in inefficiency at this very
>> low level of the specification.
>>
>
> Yes, I understand that. I just need to know what the use cases are and see
> whether there are other solutions that address those use cases *better*.
>
>
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