[OpenLayers-Dev] bounds height

Eric Lemoine eric.c2c at gmail.com
Sat Dec 1 08:53:14 EST 2007

On Nov 30, 2007 11:07 PM, Tim Schaub <tschaub at openplans.org> wrote:
> Hey-
> Is anyone relying on bounds.getHeight returning (top - bottom) instead
> of Math.abs(top - bottom)?
> The name height implies a positive value to me (it's names like top and
> bottom that are unfortunate).
> I doubt that there is much interest either way, but I was wanting to at
> least poll the crowd to see if there was any strong opposition to having
> bounds.getHeight return the absolute difference.
> I don't think anybody has ever asked for the same with getWidth - but
> maybe that's because there aren't too many left is positive coordinate
> systems.
> Tim

Tim, having getHeight return a positive number sounds reasonable to
me. However, I didn't understand your comment on getWidth. Don't we
want the same for getWidth?


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