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Re: [Paparazzi-devel] Question about 'carrot' in the code.

From: David Conger
Subject: Re: [Paparazzi-devel] Question about 'carrot' in the code.
Date: Thu, 21 Aug 2014 08:33:58 -0700

The name "carrot" says a lot as well. Paparazzi developers have s
sense of humor.
some research on what I just said:

On Thu, Aug 21, 2014 at 5:52 AM, Chris Gough
<address@hidden> wrote:
> Sort of. The carrot points from the current position to the next waypoint 
> only when you are flying towards the next waypoint. When you are flying in a 
> circle, it is dist_carrot ahead of you on the circumference of the circle. 
> Fly some simulations and look at the carrot on the map, it's easier to see 
> than explain.
> Chris Gough
> On 21/08/2014, at 8:12 PM, wertrrte <address@hidden> wrote:
>> Thanks Felix,and Chris as well.
>> So 'carrot' points to the direction from current pos to the next
>> waypoint,even current horizontal speed does not?And this error is the input
>> to the course loop?What if the 'dist_carrot' is set too big or too small?Or
>> in other word,how to decide a good value for 'dist_carrot'?
>> wertrrte
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