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4 Jun 2023 09:36:15 EDT (-0400)
  Re: New f_vangle inbuilt with povr branch.  
From: William F Pokorny
Date: 14 May 2021 06:24:21
Message: <609e4fd5$1@news.povray.org>
On 5/14/21 4:50 AM, Tor Olav Kristensen wrote:
> William F Pokorny <ano### [at] anonymousorg> wrote:
>> ...
>> Method 0. By targeted random vector experimentation the traditional
>> method provides for 7 digits of accuracy on when very near a zero angle
>> or very near pi. In practice, with vectors not near coincident, or near
>> exactly opposing the accuracy is much better.
>>
>> Method 1. By targeted random vector experimentation the traditional
>> method provides for 12 significant digits of accuracy near 0.0 or pi in
>> angle. It often provides a few more digits.
>> ...
> 
> Method 1:
> You mention the traditional method also here. Did you mean the new method ?
> 

Ah, thank you! Extra points for letting me know ahead of the commit of 
my mistake. :-)

Bill P.


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