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Re: [csswg-drafts] [css-values] Make 'hypot()' n-dimensional (#3765)

From: Tab Atkins Jr. via GitHub <sysbot+gh@w3.org>
Date: Tue, 26 Mar 2019 21:21:20 +0000
To: public-css-archive@w3.org
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> People who haven't taken advanced math may be confused by "the length of an N-dimensional vector", with or without specifying Euclidean space.

Good point, I've done so.

> Shouldn╩╝t the function better be called norm() then?

The JS-naming concordance besides, it's still also a hypotenuse of the right triangle defined by the origin, the point given by the first N-1 arguments, and the point given by all the arguments.

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