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Re: Trigonometric look up table.


And unit testing, right? What percentage coverage does the Kicad code
base have currently?

On Mon, Sep 19, 2011 at 10:31 PM, jean-pierre charras
<jp.charras@xxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> Well,
> I used trigonometric look up tables to speed up calculations when I started
> Kicad.
> Some features (like file formats) come from to constraints due to low speed
> of computers or networks.
> Obviously, these constraints are now very different.
> Today, we can consider a more understandable and maintainable code it the
> first constraint.
> Mainly because:
> - Kicad code is growing more and more.
> - Computers and networks and more and more faster.
> - Our brain does not grow (unfortunately).
> The main reason there is a mixed use of sin(), cos() and lockup table in
> code is the complexity of Kicad code.
> There is a lot of duplicated code due to this reason.
> So, code simplification is the most important criteria when changing the
> Kicad code.
> --
> Jean-Pierre CHARRAS
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