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Re: [CSS3Units] angles should not be normalised

From: Matt Patenaude <MattPat@mattpat.net>
Date: Thu, 27 Nov 2008 19:10:43 -0500
Cc: www-style@w3.org
Message-Id: <39F29372-749B-4BB5-A5EB-4755F0BEED97@mattpat.net>
To: Dean Jackson <dino@apple.com>

I agree with this, particularly for the latter reason. WebKit trunk  
currently allows CSS Animation, and if I want something to (for  
instance) spin around completely twice, I need to specify a 720deg  
rotation instead of 360deg.

-Matt

On Nov 27, 2008, at 6:59 PM, Dean Jackson wrote:

>
> CSS3 Values and Units says this in 3.4.5:
>
> [[[
> Angle values should be normalized to the range 0-360deg by the user  
> agent. For example, -10deg and 350deg are equivalent.
> ]]]
>
> I propose this be removed. User agents should not normalize the  
> values, since the direction of rotation can be important, or even  
> the fact that it occurred (for example, rotating 360deg is not the  
> same as staying still, even though you end up at the same place).
>
> Dean
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