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NAME ^

Acme::MetaSyntactic::compass - Boxing the Compass

DESCRIPTION ^

The compass rose can be subdivided into 32 points, using the four cardinal directions (north, east, south, and west) as the basis. The naming of the 32 points is known as boxing the compass.

In the Middle ages, sailors in the Mediterranean Sea used a system based on eight winds, also subdividing their compass rose into 32 points.

This module provides the following sub themes:

direction/cardinal

The four main directions: north, east, south and west.

direction/ordinal

The four direction halfway the cardinal directions: northeast, southeast, southwest and northwest.

direction aka winds/principal

The eight best known compass points; a combination of the two subthemes above.

winds/half

The eight compass points found between the principal winds. From north_northeast to south_southwest and back.

winds/quarter

The sixteen compass points found between the half winds and the quarter winds. From north_by_east to south_by_west and back.

winds

All 32 compass points.

traditional/base

The eight winds used in the Middle ages: Tramontana, Greco, Levante, Scirocco, Ostro, Libeccio, Ponente, and Maestro.

traditional/half

The eight winds that fall halfway the base winds. From Greco_Tramontana to Ostro_Libeccio and back.

traditional/quarter

The sixteen winds that fall between the half winds and the base winds. From Quarto_di_Tramontana_verso_Greco to Quarto_di_Ostro_verso_Libeccio and back.

traditional

All 32 traditional compass points.

This module is part of the set of Acme::MetaSyntactic themes found in the Acme::MetaSyntactic::Themes::Abigail package.

SEE ALSO ^

Acme::MetaSyntactic, Acme::MetaSyntactic::MultiList.

AUTHOR ^

Abigail, mailto:cpan@abigail.be.

COPYRIGHT and LICENSE ^

Copyright (C) 2012 by Abigail.

Permission is hereby granted, free of charge, to any person obtaining a copy of this software and associated documentation files (the "Software"), to deal in the Software without restriction, including without limitation the rights to use, copy, modify, merge, publish, distribute, sublicense, and/or sell copies of the Software, and to permit persons to whom the Software is furnished to do so, subject to the following conditions:

The above copyright notice and this permission notice shall be included in all copies or substantial portions of the Software.

THE SOFTWARE IS PROVIDED "AS IS", WITHOUT WARRANTY OF ANY KIND, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO THE WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE AND NONINFRINGEMENT. IN NO EVENT SHALL THE AUTHOR BE LIABLE FOR ANY CLAIM, DAMAGES OR OTHER LIABILITY, WHETHER IN AN ACTION OF CONTRACT, TORT OR OTHERWISE, ARISING FROM, OUT OF OR IN CONNECTION WITH THE SOFTWARE OR THE USE OR OTHER DEALINGS IN THE SOFTWARE.

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