jhurley at infostations.com
Tue Mar 29 12:21:07 CST 2005
>Date: Tue, 29 Mar 2005 07:35:46 -0800
>From: Jim MacConnell <jmac at consensustech.com>
>Subject: Re: Math wizardry
>To: RevList <use-revolution at lists.runrev.com>
>Message-ID: <BE6EB5D2.C29B%jmac at consensustech.com>
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> > Perhaps even easier would be to define a function which determines
>> the *geometrical* angle associated with a line in Run Rev.
>I like this solution to Richard's problem and it is probably a little
>faster, particularly if the angle between the lines is all we're after. If
>we want magnitude, etc. the LOC gives you all of that. Simply a case of more
>effort to get more info? Which is a waste if you don't really need the
>info... Also I just have a thing for the Law of Cosines....
I confess to a partiality for the law of sines.
In either event I think we can agree that Jim is right.
P.S. Seems that every Tom, Dick and Harry is named Jim these days.
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