confused by xrandr man page example

Felix Miata mrmazda at
Wed May 10 08:38:33 UTC 2017

"Enables panning on a 1600x768 desktop while displaying 1024x768 mode on an output called VGA:
       xrandr --fb 1600x768 --output VGA --mode 1024x768 --panning 1600x0"

I get the same visible area and mouse access whether

	--panning 1600x768
	--panning 1600x0
	--panning 1600x384

seems to constrain access to the left 800.

It seems obvious why x is 1600, but y=0 seems inconsistent with the specification of x.
Are 0 and 768 equally correct for y=768?
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