On Saturday 13 November 2010 18:51:17 Ralf Mardorf wrote:
Unless your memory runs (and is connected) at the same speed of the process=
(which afaik no platform has, even the first and second cache run at lower=
speeds), simple math of only a limited number of operations is always faste=
then getting stuff from memory. Todays processors contain even more=20
optimizations for fast and parallelized math.
The trick Fons showed is about doing the pan calculations in simple math=20
instead of using trigonometry which would require complicated functions lik=
sin/cos to be called or tables from memory to be checked.
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