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Compatibility of Geometry Definitions
.. index:: geometry; compatibility with other standards
The translation and orientation geometry used by this canSAS standard are consistent with:
 Cartesian
 http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cartesian_coordinate_system
 Righthand rule
 http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Righthand_rule
.. index:: NeXus
.. index:: McStas
.. index:: SHADOW
 SHADOW
 The translation and orientation geometry definitions used here are different than those used by SHADOW (http://www.nanotech.wisc.edu/shadow). In SHADOW, the y and z axes are swapped and the direction of x is changed.
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