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function dist(x1#,y1#,x2#,y2#) distance# = sqr((x2-x1)*(x2-x1)+(y2-y1)*(y2-y1)) return distance end function OR d = sqr((x2-x1)^2+(y2-y1)^2)
| This isn't actually the distance between two squares, but rather two points in a 2D space.|
The distance between two squares should be computed (if they are not both axis-aligned) by finding which vertex is closer to the other square (so you'll end up with two most closer vertices, one for each square), and getting the distance between these close vertices.
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