[metapost] Re: all intersections between two paths

Boguslaw Jackowski B_Jackowski at GUST.org.pl
Thu Jan 6 16:55:44 CET 2005

I asked Dan:
> Dan Luecking:
>> Mathematically, paths of length 1 can intersect as many as 9 times.
> Could you provide an example? I can invent only an 8 intersections case.

Here is the example:

 path p,q;
 p:=(0,0).. controls (300,100) and (-200,100) .. (100,0);
 q:=p rotatedaround (center(p), 100) shifted (-5,5);
 draw p; draw q;


-- Jacko

 Bogus\l{}aw Jackowski: B_Jackowski at GUST.ORG.PL
 Hofstadter's Law: It always takes longer than you expect, even
                   when you take into account Hofstadter's Law.

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