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Is over-constraining bad? (by wolfv)
I like how SolveSpace keeps everything tidy and minimal. It has a very clean workflow.

Is there an advantage to not over constraining?
Seems like it would be easier to have "allow redundant constraints" on permanently.
Sun Jul 31 2016, 07:31:00
(no subject) (by Jonathan Westhues)
I think it's better to exactly constrain sketches, because that improves the probability that you understand the design intent and tolerance implications of your constraints. Most people don't seem to care, though.
Sun Jul 31 2016, 09:15:43
(no subject) (by whitequark)
@Jonathan, I've also discovered recently that allowing redundant constraints tends to decrease numerical stability of sketches. I do not understand the reason for it though.
Sun Jul 31 2016, 09:53:31
(no subject) (by wolfv)
Thanks Jonathan and whitequark.

I admit that my understanding of constraints has improved since using SolveSpace.
Sun Jul 31 2016, 12:09:02
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