[whatwg] several messages

Ian Hickson ian at hixie.ch
Fri Jul 23 13:47:29 PDT 2010

On Thu, 18 Mar 2010, Alex Bishop wrote:
> In the processing model for image maps (section, step 8 of the 
> processing instructions for area elements says that if the shape 
> attribute is in the Circle state:
> > Let x be the first number in coords, y be the second number, and r be 
> > the third number.
> > 
> > The shape is a circle whose center is x CSS pixels from the left edge 
> > of the image and x CSS pixels from the top edge of the image, and 
> > whose radius is r pixels.
> Surely "x CSS pixels from the top edge of the image" should read "y CSS 
> pixels from the top edge of the image"?

On Thu, 18 Mar 2010, Ashley Sheridan wrote:
> I think the x here indicates an arbitrary number rather than units along 
> the y-axis.

On Fri, 19 Mar 2010, Tab Atkins Jr. wrote:
> No, the first sentence of the quote Alex gives makes it clear that "x" 
> has a definite meaning, along with "y" and "r".  The spec has a typo - 
> the distance from the top edge should indeed be "y" pixels, as that is 
> the second number in the @coords attribute.


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