[Tagging] incline default unit ?

Mike Thompson miketho16 at gmail.com
Sun Aug 11 22:07:33 UTC 2013


> For example, a 45° slope is the same thing as a 50% slope.

Not to get too technical, but I believe that a 45 degree angle is
equivalent to a 100% grade [1]

Mike

[1] http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Grade_(slope)


On Sun, Aug 11, 2013 at 3:02 PM, John F. Eldredge <john at jfeldredge.com>wrote:

> It has units in the sense that expressing the slope in percentage will
> give a different number than expressing it in degrees, for any value other
> than zero (completely level).  For example, a 45° slope is the same thing
> as a 50% slope.
>
>
> ael <law_ence.dev at ntlworld.com> wrote:
> > On Sun, Aug 11, 2013 at 08:38:49PM +0200, fly wrote:
> > > Hey
> > >
> > > In the wiki [1] it is written that the default unit for "incline=*"
> > is
> > > "%". Still I find almost non values without a unit with taginfo [2].
> > >
> > > Well, should we suggest to always use a unit or do we need to take
> > care
> > > that at least presets do not suggest to add the default unit ?
> >
> > Well, it is a dimensionless quantity, so it doesn't have "units".
> >
> > What did you really mean?
> >
> > ael
> >
> >
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