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From Stephen McConnell <mcconn...@apache.org>
Subject Re: fog factor
Date Wed, 24 Mar 2004 01:01:40 GMT
Adam Jack wrote:
>>Question for a gump newbi.
>>
>>As the fog clears - you would anticipate a fog factor approaching zero.
> 
> 
> Maybe it should, a boundary value is more comparable.
> 
> 
>>  In the context of gump - is zero fog a good thing?  Summary - I don't
>>understand the fog factor index - can anyone explain it or point me to
>>relevant documentation?
> 
> 
> For today, quite the reverse. The larger the better.
> 
> Gump does what Gump does, and some projects support that better than others.
> FOG is an attempt to translate that into something
> simple/comparable/tangible so folks can get a quick insight into something's
> suitability as a Gump dependency for their project. [It doesn't today
> directly translate to any other project 'quality' metric, but it might one
> day.]

I had a hunch that this was the case - so current-fog ~= clarity and as 
such real fog may perhaps be better defined as

    real-fog = 1/(current-fog)

If that's is a correct (reasonable) assumption - is this something I 
should post to JIRA?

Cheers, Stephen.


> regards,
> 
> Adam
> 
> 
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