[OSM-dev] Osmosis Replication Statistics

Cameron Patrick cameron at patrick.wattle.id.au
Sat Sep 1 03:53:49 BST 2007

Robert (Jamie) Munro wrote:

> Use 2^N/360 as your fixed constant, where N is the number of bits
> you use in your integer.

Note that 2^N/360 is not going to be an integer for any integer N so
you're still going to have to care about wrapping.

On modern CPUs, floating point is also usually faster than fixed point.
Why not use it?


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