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Subject: Re: [office] [Fwd: ODF 1.2: Data Label Positions]
On Wednesday 10 October 2007, Lars Oppermann wrote: > 1) 'A chart type does not need to support all values for this property.' > 2) With the value 'auto' there is a confusion between default value and > best fit algorithm. I would suggest to rename 'auto' to 'avoid-overlap' > to state more precisely what this was meant to do. > 3) To be more compatible with version ODF 1.1, the absence of the > attribute should have the same meaning as before. That is the labels are > placed implementation dependent. In case of OOo (and I guess in all > implementations of ODF) the placement was chart type dependent. > 4) Finally I rephrased the first two sentences to one new sentence. > (Just wording) > I attached the proposal including my suggested changes. I agree with all those changes. > 5) There is one additional thing I didn't change but stumbled over while > implementing. I recognized that this is the very first place where we > use geographic directions (north, south, east etc.) to indicate a > position. This does not really harm but it looks somehow inconsistent to > me. So maybe we should change this too to use the standard values left, > right, top etc. ? Yes, others have raised this issue as well. My answer was: well, if both OOo and KDChart developers use "north", then why not. But if even you see an inconsistency there, then I agree -- let's use left/top/topleft/etc. -- David Faure, firstname.lastname@example.org, sponsored by Trolltech to work on KDE, Konqueror (http://www.konqueror.org), and KOffice (http://www.koffice.org).