[metapost] re: workaround for turningnumber bug
taco at elvenkind.com
Fri Jan 28 21:23:46 CET 2005
There are two separate bugs in the database already, but they
are probably the same actual bug or at least very related.
It looks like the inaccuracies introduced by calculating
envelopes are the real culprits. That is to say: JDH hints
in his explanations that "turningnumber" is actaully using the
envelope routines instead of the path itself.
On Fri, 28 Jan 2005 14:59:58 -0500
Larry Siebenmann <laurent at math.toronto.edu> wrote:
> Werner writes:
> > For your enjoyment I've also attached a (non-intersecting)
> > curve where metapost's `turningnumber' reports -3 instead of
> > the correct 1.
> What is the simplest example known? Is there an adequate
> bug report?
> Laurent S.
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