Apropos of nothing, zooming levels of map tiles were often sorted and stored based on the Z-Order curve, back when data was stored on tape. To reduce the probably seek time along the tape as it had to fastforward or rewind to find the next adjacent tile.
If stored in an x,y fashion whenever you went north or sound you’d have to race along a whole row of tiles on tape to get to the next one.
@RellyAB Yeah, I have no idea what’s up with replies, something to do with it hiding the reply to a CW toot. I saw ‘em though and thank you.
For those who know Modesty/Max from back in San Franciso this will make you feel old. Show more
“Quick, stand under this purple light!” - Me to Max last night.
Cup of Starbucks & code. Show more
Lazy Sunday morning of hot chocolate and working on a personal coding project, while watching Nixie play ESO. Been a while since a Sunday was this relaxing.
What did the man say when he got stuck in a game show? Show more
Help! My life is in Jeopardy!
I bought a dog off a blacksmith today... Show more
As soon as I got home, he made a bolt for the door.
How does a Dad joke know it’s funny? Show more
When it becomes apparent.
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