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From: Ian Hickson via cvs-syncmail <cvsmail@w3.org>
Date: Fri, 13 Jun 2008 01:38:46 +0000
To: public-html-commits@w3.org
Message-Id: <E1K6yFa-0005WP-SU@lionel-hutz.w3.org>

Update of /sources/public/html5/spec
In directory hutz:/tmp/cvs-serv20769

Modified Files:
	Overview.html 
Log Message:
Clarify arc() for arcs greater than 2pi. (whatwg r1756)

Index: Overview.html
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RCS file: /sources/public/html5/spec/Overview.html,v
retrieving revision 1.945
retrieving revision 1.946
diff -u -d -r1.945 -r1.946
--- Overview.html	12 Jun 2008 23:11:37 -0000	1.945
+++ Overview.html	13 Jun 2008 01:38:44 -0000	1.946
@@ -59,7 +59,7 @@
     for HTML and XHTML</h2>
 
    <h2 class="no-num no-toc" id=editors0><!-- "W3C Working Draft" -->
-    Editor's Draft <!--ZZZ-->12 June 2008</h2>
+    Editor's Draft <!--ZZZ-->13 June 2008</h2>
 
    <dl><!-- ZZZ: update the month/day
     <dt>This Version:</dt>
@@ -207,7 +207,7 @@
 
   <p>The W3C <a href="http://www.w3.org/html/wg/">HTML Working Group</a> is
    the W3C working group responsible for this specification's progress along
-   the W3C Recommendation track. <!--ZZZ:--> This specification is the 12
+   the W3C Recommendation track. <!--ZZZ:--> This specification is the 13
    June 2008 <!--ZZZ "Working Draft"-->Editor's Draft. <!--:ZZZ--></p>
   <!-- UNDER NO CIRCUMSTANCES IS THE PRECEDING PARAGRAPH TO BE REMOVED OR EDITED WITHOUT TALKING TO IAN FIRST -->
   <!-- relationship to other work (required) -->
@@ -19580,17 +19580,23 @@
    The arc and its start and end points are defined as follows:
 
   <p>Consider a circle that has its origin at (<var title="">x</var>, <var
-   title="">y</var>) and that has radius <var title="">radius</var>. The
-   points at <var title="">startAngle</var> and <var title="">endAngle</var>
-   along the circle's circumference, measured in radians clockwise from the
-   positive x-axis, are the start and end points respectively. The arc is the
-   path along the circumference of this circle from the start point to the
-   end point, going anti-clockwise if the <var title="">anticlockwise</var>
-   argument is true, and clockwise otherwise. Since the points are on the
-   circle, as opposed to being simply angles from zero, the arc can never
-   cover an angle greater than 2&pi; radians. If the two angles are equal, or
-   if the radius is zero, then the arc is defined as being of zero length in
-   both directions.
+   title="">y</var>) and that has radius <var title="">radius</var>.
+
+  <p>If the absolute magnitude of the difference between the <var
+   title="">startAngle</var> and <var title="">endAngle</var> angles is equal
+   to or greater than 2&pi;, then the arc is the whole circumference of this
+   circle.
+
+  <p>Otherwise, the points at <var title="">startAngle</var> and <var
+   title="">endAngle</var> along this circle's circumference, measured in
+   radians clockwise from the positive x-axis, are the start and end points
+   respectively. The arc is the path along the circumference of this circle
+   from the start point to the end point, going anti-clockwise if the <var
+   title="">anticlockwise</var> argument is true, and clockwise otherwise.
+   Since the points are on the circle, as opposed to being simply angles from
+   zero, the arc can never cover an angle greater than 2&pi; radians. If the
+   two angles are equal, or if the radius is zero, then the arc is defined as
+   being of zero length in both directions.
 
   <p>Negative values for <var title="">radius</var> must cause the
    implementation to raise an <code>INDEX_SIZE_ERR</code> exception.
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