Re: SVG masking, maskType attribute still necessary?

Dirk Schulze:
> We added the 'maskType' attribute to differ between alpha and
> luminance masks on the SVG 'mask' element. IIRC we didn't thought
> about extending the 'mask' property.

I recall we did think about this, and it was a conscious decision, the 
reasoning being that it would be very rare to have a <mask> that could 
function well as both a luminance and alpha mask, and so it makes more 
sense to indicate its type on the element side rather than the property 

Received on Saturday, 18 August 2012 00:30:10 UTC