Bug 224899 - Unprefix -webkit-backdrop-filter
Summary: Unprefix -webkit-backdrop-filter
Status: NEW
Alias: None
Product: WebKit
Classification: Unclassified
Component: CSS (show other bugs)
Version: WebKit Nightly Build
Hardware: Unspecified Unspecified
: P2 Normal
Assignee: Nobody
Keywords: BrowserCompat, InRadar
Depends on:
Blocks: 217522 235811 235812 235813 235814
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Reported: 2021-04-21 15:31 PDT by Tim Nguyen (:ntim)
Modified: 2022-08-28 16:41 PDT (History)
10 users (show)

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issue 53 - rendering in Safari, firefox, chrome (570.98 KB, image/png)
2022-08-28 16:41 PDT, Karl Dubost
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Description Tim Nguyen (:ntim) 2021-04-21 15:31:48 PDT
Would be nice to ship it unprefixed.

There are some WPT that could imported in css/filter-effects.
Comment 1 Radar WebKit Bug Importer 2021-04-28 15:32:14 PDT
Comment 2 Sam Sneddon [:gsnedders] 2021-08-13 10:13:50 PDT
Do we know what blocks it being unprefixed?
Comment 3 Sam Sneddon [:gsnedders] 2021-10-25 04:19:08 PDT
Comment 4 Simon Fraser (smfr) 2021-10-25 10:24:10 PDT
The main issue of contention was https://github.com/w3c/fxtf-drafts/issues/53
Comment 5 Sam Sneddon [:gsnedders] 2021-10-25 10:50:23 PDT
Is this (https://github.com/w3c/fxtf-drafts/issues/53#issuecomment-500010730) comment from Tab still the current status:

> Yeah, the core idea is that unless/until WK actually describes their behavior, which they were tasked with doing at the last meeting, we're going with the current spec (Chrome) behavior. And if they don't do that reasonably quickly, Firefox will likely follow the spec, and begin fully locking in that behavior.

So the status quo is this bug (unprefixing the property) is blocked on a task to spec our behaviour?
Comment 6 Simon Fraser (smfr) 2021-10-25 11:47:42 PDT
Comment 7 Karl Dubost 2022-06-09 07:53:59 PDT
Mozilla is re-enabling backdrop-filter in Firefox Nightly 
Comment 8 Šime Vidas 2022-08-21 05:29:53 PDT
Firefox 103 shipped backdrop-filter last month:

Comment 9 Karl Dubost 2022-08-28 16:41:02 PDT
Created attachment 461954 [details]
issue 53 - rendering in Safari, firefox, chrome

Let's see. 

> There are some WPT that could imported in css/filter-effects.

Currently there are a number of backdrop-filter tests which are failing in Safari TP 152

A number of them would pass if backdrop-filter was unprefixed.

They seem to be imported already

and most of them marked as FAIL.

In Comment #5, the ship has sailed. 

> So the status quo is this bug (unprefixing the property) is blocked on a task to spec our behaviour?

Both Chrome and Firefox are shipping the property unprefixed. 
The current spec is https://drafts.fxtf.org/filter-effects-2/#BackdropFilterProperty

One of the issues which was given is illustrated in 

See the screenshot issue 53 - rendering in Safari, firefox, chrome
Only WebKit behaves differently.

What would be good to understand is how many tests are failing/passing when unprefixing with the current implementation which depends on Core Animation. 

The last comment on the issue 53 was made on Dec 23, 2019 (almost 3 years ago).

I wonder if Dean or Myles have an opinion on the path forward here.