[ODE] GIMPACT with doubles

Pierre Terdiman pierre.terdiman at novodex.com
Thu Nov 2 06:43:58 MST 2006

> I've wondered about this myself - why does /everything/ have to be in
> double precision?

It doesn't have to.

> Do I really need that extra precision in the lengths
> of my box sides?


> Does it really help in the quaternions?


> It seems like
> we could save a lot of memory by only using doubles where they
> actually bought us something.


> It would be a straightforward -- if
> labor intensive -- modification.

Yes and yes. Been there, done that :)

- Pierre

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