[ODE] GIMPACT with doubles

Jon Watte (ODE) hplus-ode at mindcontrol.org
Wed Nov 1 11:52:16 MST 2006

Francisco Leon wrote:
> If you're making a game, why do you need doubles?
> Games don't need doubles. And monsters don't need AI,
> because they're stupid!!! :D :D :D

Games need doubles (or some other large-range solution), if they want a 
map bigger than about 2km x 2km.

And simulations routinely use geocentric coordinates, which measure 
position in distance-from-earth-center, which totally needs double 


          / h+

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