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Re: [css-masking] Ic issue 17: mask source and mask image

From: Dirk Schulze <dschulze@adobe.com>
Date: Sat, 12 Apr 2014 05:57:47 +0000
To: fantasai <fantasai.lists@inkedblade.net>
CC: "www-style@w3.org" <www-style@w3.org>
Message-ID: <131E2566-7802-45E4-A368-3B7B904351BC@adobe.com>
Hi fantasai,

On Dec 11, 2013, at 6:39 PM, fantasai <fantasai.lists@inkedblade.net> wrote:

>>>   8. The use of 'mask source' and 'mask image' in the spec is confusing.
>>>      There need to be separate concepts for the mask introduced by the
>>>      background-inspired mask properties and by the border-image-inspired
>>>      mask properties. Once these concepts are named, defined, and
>>>      used consistently, we can have a clearer model for understanding
>>>      CSS masking.
>>>   9. The definition of 'clipping path' in the Terminology section is
>>>      more confusing than helpful. Just <dfn> the first instance of
>>>      the term in the Clipping Paths section.
>> I’ll do.
> #8 is particularly important. I find the spec hard to understand
> because of it.

mask source does now only apply to the <mask> element. mask image is used for the actual mask “layer”, so the resulting image that is used to do the mask operation. I hope this addresses your conveners and I can close issue 17[1].


[1] http://dev.w3.org/fxtf/masking/issues-lc-2013.html#issue-17
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