[vtkusers] TriangleArea() return the not correct value.
dlrdave at aol.com
Wed Sep 3 08:43:31 EDT 2014
> Error of up to 0.0000000000000001 is acceptable in my program.
Good luck with getting to the 1e-16 level for acceptable error.
DBL_EPSILON is typically ~2.2e-16, and it is super easy, depending on
how many calculations you need to do, to have accumulated calculation
errors reach the 1e-15 to 1e-14 levels... even when you're doing
double-precision math everywhere.
You have to be really careful with your code if you want/need to keep
all your error levels close to DBL_EPSILON.
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