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Re: [css-text] text-shadow and inset

From: Dirk Schulze <dschulze@adobe.com>
Date: Fri, 26 Jul 2013 12:51:36 -0700
To: Zack Weinberg <zackw@panix.com>
CC: "Tab Atkins Jr." <jackalmage@gmail.com>, www-style list <www-style@w3.org>
Message-ID: <3010B8F9-F3A5-4254-9A03-0909829AAD88@adobe.com>
We have pretty good interoperability across browsers with the current syntax and the current syntax should be compatible with the inset extended syntax. I think it is a good idea to have inset shadow, but would rather push it to level 4.


On Jul 26, 2013, at 7:24 PM, Zack Weinberg <zackw@panix.com> wrote:

> On Fri, Jul 26, 2013 at 1:16 PM, Tab Atkins Jr. <jackalmage@gmail.com> wrote:
>> Due to persistent developer requests, we're planning on implementing
>> 'inset' for text-shadow in Blink.
> Assuming this does the same thing that 'inset' does on box-shadow, +1
> from the web developer's perspective.  There are desirable effects
> which are nigh-impossible to get without it, such as the appearance of
> "letterpress" type (that is, each letter depressed below the 'surface'
> of the display).
> However, with my Gecko hat on, I have no idea whether this would be
> difficult for us to implement. :-/
> zw
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