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Re: cylinder length

  • To: Multiple recipients of list <coredmg@iucr.org>
  • Subject: Re: cylinder length
  • From: Brian McMahon <bm@iucr.org>
  • Date: Wed, 2 Sep 1998 12:26:20 +0100 (BST)
> 	I would suggest that we add an item:
> 	_exptl_crystal_size_length
> and in the definition of the _exptl_crystal_size_ items we replace the
> sentence:
> 	'If the crystal is a sphere of a cylinder the '_rad' item is
> the radius'
> with
> 	'If the crystal is a sphere then the '_rad' item is its radius.
> If the crystal is a cylinder then the '_rad' item is its radius and the
> '_length' item is its length'
> or should we use 'height' instead of 'length'?

This is now in the current working draft. I stayed with 'length' since
'height' seems to imply a more specific orientation with respect to local


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