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Subject: Re: [office] Angle units (Re: [office] OpenDocument TC Coordination Call Minutes 2006-07-10)
On Thursday 17 January 2008, David Faure wrote: > Can the spec be changed to specify degrees for those three angles? There might be a compability issue here though, since OOo currently generates an angle in tens of degrees (!) Sven wrote: > Here is a snippet from a file a generated with OOo using a 63 degrees gradient: > <draw:gradient draw:name="Gradient_20_8" draw:display-name="Gradient > 8" draw:style="linear" draw:start-color="#000080" > draw:end-color="#ffffff" draw:start-intensity="100%" > draw:end-intensity="100%" draw:angle="630" draw:border="0%"/> > As you can see the angle is 630. I discussed that with Jan and we > concluded that it's probably angle in degrees multiplied with 10, > though this isn't used anywhere is the spec. I think a solution would be to ask implementations to write out the unit, like draw:angle="63deg". This way we could differ old-style values (like the undocumented 630) and new-style values (with the unit specified explicitely). But then we would have a lack of consistency between the angle units where a unit should be specified and those where it's implicit from the spec... -- David Faure, firstname.lastname@example.org, sponsored by Trolltech to work on KDE, Konqueror (http://www.konqueror.org), and KOffice (http://www.koffice.org).