[Pkg-octave-devel] Bug#492168: octave3.0: shading doc unclear and poor default shading
adb014 at gmail.com
Sun Jul 27 00:33:25 UTC 2008
Francesco Potorti` wrote:
> package octave3.0
> tags 492168 upstream
> Dear Octave maintainers,
> The bug report reproduced below has been filed against the Debian
> package and regards the upstream sources. The report is recorded at
> Package: octave3.0
> Version: 1:3.0.1-4
> Severity: minor
> The doc for shading say that three values are avalaible: flat, interp,
> faceted. I understand the first and last, but the middle one is
> apparently like faceted. I could help rewrite the docs if someone can
> explain me how.
I'm not that much on an expert on the graphics code and what its
supposed to do, so don't really know the best clarification for this. If
you have any suggestions for how this text might be clarified then the
suggested changes would be appreciated.
> One more thing: the pcolor command starts by default as faceted. I find
> this very ugly and unclear. Is this really intentional? I would
> definitely use flat as the default.
Well its intentional in that it appears to be compatible with matlab, so
I don't think this will change.
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