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Generalyou ever notice how much testing and hacking share in common? Pin
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I am doing some interim testing on a personal project to check its accuracy. It has dozens of slowly converging polynomials, and lots of separate complex functions to be integrated into the final output. I am expecting errors, since most polynomials are approximations, getting closer and closer to the truth, without ever getting there.

My accuracy requirement is basically less than 1 part in 100,000, which doesn't sound like much, but to some of the polynomials, that looks more like 1 in 4 billion.

One of the critical components is producing figures well within my requirements - but the error range is very small, and is all positive. One quick trig function, and I could improve the accuracy by an order of magnitude. The trig function, of course, would be completely made up, have no basis in reality, totally outside any possible justification.

It would just make it all work so prettily!

Should I? WTF | :WTF: No - it would be completely out of order.

Yes, but it's just one very small function. Suspicious | :suss: Not a chance, you fraudster!

But... but... but... Mad | :mad: You're fired!

Sigh! Sigh | :sigh:
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