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Re: Comments on rotationAngle

From: Matt Brubeck <mbrubeck@mozilla.com>
Date: Fri, 01 Apr 2011 13:40:17 -0700
Message-ID: <4D963831.30006@mozilla.com>
To: public-webevents@w3.org
CC: Brendan Kenny <bckenny@gmail.com>
On 04/01/2011 01:34 PM, Brendan Kenny wrote:
> I assumed that, and it took me much longer than I'll admit to realize
> what's going on: the positive-y axis points down in the browser, so
> there's an implicit reflection applied to everything. Anticlockwise
> becomes clockwise.

Aha!  Thanks for explaining that, it makes perfect sense now.  I updated 
the spec to make angles go clockwise as in CSS and SVG (though if anyone 
has more information or opinions, feel free to share):

http://dvcs.w3.org/hg/webevents/rev/2ed5a4944159
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