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Re: [css3-images] [css3-values] Inconsistent Angles

From: Simon Fraser <smfr@me.com>
Date: Tue, 07 Sep 2010 15:34:29 -0700
Cc: fantasai <fantasai.lists@inkedblade.net>, "www-style@w3.org" <www-style@w3.org>
Message-id: <B3866A7E-9A80-4ADB-BB0E-3D5C94FCC2DA@me.com>
To: "Tab Atkins Jr." <jackalmage@gmail.com>
On Sep 7, 2010, at 2:20 PM, Tab Atkins Jr. wrote:

> On Tue, Sep 7, 2010 at 1:50 PM, fantasai <fantasai.lists@inkedblade.net> wrote:
>> We seem to have multiple notions of how angles should work.
>> 
>> 

>> 
>> Bearing Angle Method:
>>  - Used for compass bearings
>>  - Zero degrees points north/up
>>  - Angles increase clockwise
>>  - Used by the following properties:
>>      azimuth (CSS2)
>>      glyph-orientation (SVG, XSL)
>>      image-orientation (Paged Media)
>> 
>> 
> 
> Argh, I was hoping I could avoid this, but it seems like I maybe can't.  ;_;
> 
> Anybody have any strong objection to me switching the <angle>
> reference to Bearing Angles?

Not I, but it's a shame that an angle of zero will go up, rather than down, making
it a less than useful default combined with a starting point of 'top'.

Simon
Received on Tuesday, 7 September 2010 22:35:18 GMT

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