html5/spec Overview.html,1.953,1.954

From: Ian Hickson via cvs-syncmail <cvsmail@w3.org>
Date: Fri, 13 Jun 2008 02:29:40 +0000

Message-Id: <E1K6z2q-0002Ue-SS@lionel-hutz.w3.org>

Update of /sources/public/html5/spec
In directory hutz:/tmp/cvs-serv9551

Modified Files:
Overview.html
Log Message:
Try to get closer to browsers. Slightly. (whatwg r1764)

Index: Overview.html
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RCS file: /sources/public/html5/spec/Overview.html,v
retrieving revision 1.953
retrieving revision 1.954
diff -u -d -r1.953 -r1.954
--- Overview.html	13 Jun 2008 02:16:28 -0000	1.953
+++ Overview.html	13 Jun 2008 02:29:38 -0000	1.954
@@ -19587,18 +19587,27 @@
along this circle's circumference, measured in radians clockwise from the
positive x-axis, are the start and end points respectively.

-  <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>If the <var title="">anticlockwise</var> argument is false and
+   <span><var title="">endAngle</var>-<var title="">startAngle</var></span>
+   is equal to or greater than <span>2&pi;</span>, or, if the <var
+   title="">anticlockwise</var> argument is <em>true</em> and <span><var
+   title="">startAngle</var>-<var title="">endAngle</var></span> is equal to
+   or greater than <span>2&pi;</span>, then the arc is the whole
+   circumference of this circle.</p>
+  <!--alternatively (this is not equivalent, but might make more
+  sense, if browsers are willing to change to it: <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 <span>2&pi;</span>, then the arc is the
+  whole circumference of this circle.</p>-->

<p>Otherwise, 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.
+   zero, the arc can never cover an angle greater than <span>2&pi;</span>
+   radians. If the two points are the same, 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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