W3C home > Mailing lists > Public > www-style@w3.org > September 2010

Re: Linear gradients, Transforms and angles...

From: David Singer <singer@apple.com>
Date: Tue, 21 Sep 2010 16:19:39 -0700
Cc: Brad Kemper <brad.kemper@gmail.com>, Simon Fraser <smfr@me.com>, "L. DavidBaron" <dbaron@dbaron.org>, "Tab Atkins Jr." <jackalmage@gmail.com>, www-style list <www-style@w3.org>
Message-Id: <D33BA129-D514-4332-8A7F-4FF28BB52E53@apple.com>
To: Daniel Glazman <daniel.glazman@disruptive-innovations.com>
But isn't that because they are used to graph paper with an upwards Y-axis?  The downwards Y-axis is also a surprise, but shouldn't things then be consistent?

(I just wonder, you know).

On Sep 21, 2010, at 0:07 , Daniel Glazman wrote:

> Le 20/09/10 22:22, Brad Kemper a écrit :
> 
>> This author's expectations are that 90deg should be upward for a linear
>> direction specified in degrees. All my prior experience in life before
>> learning how programmers think reinforce that expectation.
> 
> Exactly.
> 
> </Daniel>
> 

David Singer
Multimedia and Software Standards, Apple Inc.
Received on Tuesday, 21 September 2010 23:20:12 GMT

This archive was generated by hypermail 2.3.1 : Tuesday, 26 March 2013 17:20:31 GMT