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Re: [CSSWG] Resolutions Beijing F2F 2007-09-12

From: Christoph Päper <christoph.paeper@crissov.de>
Date: Tue, 25 Sep 2007 21:50:56 +0200
Message-Id: <867BE7E1-B551-4F99-AB49-14D98D4489FC@crissov.de>
To: www-style CSS <www-style@w3.org>

>   RATIONALE: Since a number followed by alphabetic is parsed as a  
> length,
>              we can't allow '90deg' but not '90.0deg'. If we allow  
> radians,
>              then what matches? '3.14rad' and '3.14159rad' are both
>              approximations of 180deg, but they are neither equal  
> to 180deg
>              nor equal to each other.

I've argued before that 'rad' is a useless unit in CSS practice,  
'pirad' or simply 'pi' might have been a better choice.
Received on Tuesday, 25 September 2007 19:51:17 UTC

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