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Re: [filter-effects] url() as pass-through on invalid reference?

From: Tab Atkins Jr. <jackalmage@gmail.com>
Date: Fri, 12 Jul 2013 14:28:58 -0700
Message-ID: <CAAWBYDDpoRSsEsyuai0fHS_Smjuo=Bfe8e3ci_ZXd8G-QYKDFw@mail.gmail.com>
To: "Robert O'Callahan" <robert@ocallahan.org>
Cc: Dirk Schulze <dschulze@adobe.com>, "public-fx@w3.org" <public-fx@w3.org>, www-style list <www-style@w3.org>
On Fri, Jul 12, 2013 at 2:25 PM, Robert O'Callahan <robert@ocallahan.org> wrote:
> I feel pretty strongly that the SVG behavior is not appropriate. I think any
> sort of invalid 'filter' value, including a <filter> element with a child
> element of unknown type, should cause the filtered element to be rendered
> normally (i.e. 'filter' treated as 'none'). Otherwise I think introducing
> new <fe> SVG element types does not get useful fallback.

It doesn't get useful fallback in any case.  You can't provide a
fallback filter.

~TJ
Received on Friday, 12 July 2013 21:29:44 UTC

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