A Community Devoted to the Preservation and Practice of Celestial Navigation and Other Methods of Traditional Wayfinding
From: Frank Reed
Date: 2019 Jun 10, 09:29 -0700
Brad, you wrote:
"I like the trick of a computation compared to the define. Clever."
Haven't seen that one, eh? It's right out of the Mesozoic! Representing pi as 4·atan(1) used to be quite standard coding practice ...in the before time ...when code came on cards.
"I was tasked at GE with finding an indideous bug. "
I think I found the source of your bug. :)
PS: A reminder: the radius of the Earth is 3438 nautical miles... 'cause there's pi inside...