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Re: [ProgSoc] join the dots?
a) perpindicular distance.
I have more thoughts on how to do the whole thing if you want to talk to me
Christian Kent wrote:
> On Mon, 1 May 2000, Andrew Thoms wrote:
> > 2. find closest point to the line... draw two new lines... this
> > creates 1 new triangle
> Your plan sounds good. I think I need a note on how to handle this step,
> seeing as there's no guarantee that any point is at a perpendicular
> distance from the line I'm measuring it from.
> I mean, does this mean I have to go through a case-basis and calculate
> either (a) perpendicular distance (b) distance from one end of line (c)
> distance from other end; for each point ... and that's not to mention,
> how to determine which case to use. <thinks> Option A involves a sine
> calculation I think, so maybe it goes negative with an error ... I'll do
> that again when I get 5 mins.
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