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Re: [CSS4 color][CSS4 transition] color pre-multiplied vs non pre-multiplied was (Re: [CSSWG] Minutes TPAC Tue 2012-10-30 AM I: Abstract Directions, Transforms, Transitions)

From: Liam R E Quin <liam@w3.org>
Date: Wed, 27 Feb 2013 00:44:34 -0500
To: Rik Cabanier <cabanier@gmail.com>
Cc: "www-style@w3.org" <www-style@w3.org>
Message-ID: <1361943874.21728.91.camel@localhost.localdomain>
On Tue, 2013-02-26 at 21:23 -0800, Rik Cabanier wrote:

> Safari on OSX and iOS won't be able to implement this. 
> Doesn't FireFox use Core Graphics on the mac too? If so, they also
> won't be able to fix it.

We have to be careful not to let the restrictions of today restrict the
future. It's not _so_ long ago that most graphics cards were limited to
256 colours shared across all windows...

Presumably Apple could issue an update...

as long as there's a sane fallback.

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