[squeak-dev] Quadrangle >> exampleInViewer baby graphics bug

Lawson English lenglish5 at cox.net
Sat Apr 24 07:55:40 UTC 2010

Lawson English wrote:
> Thanks. I had gotten that far with John Dougan's help and tried to 
> save back to the repository but it wouldn't accept since I lack a 
> password.   I converted all references of Floats to Fractions just to 
> see if there was an easy way to give it higher precision but it slowed 
> down to < Apple ][ speeds when I did that.
> Obviously the naive way isn't going to work. I gotta think there's 
> some glitch with what I did, or incompatibility with the algorithm and 
> Fractions....
Or maybe  things like x^100/y^100   takes a rather long time to calculate...


So an arbitrary precision Mandelbrot generator in Squeak isn't going to 
be a cakewalk, apparently, or perhaps I'm missing something else obvious.


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