distance2(point1, point2) or distance2(point, curve)
Returns the square of the distance between two points or between a point and a curve.
distance2(1+i, 3+3i) returns 8.
if GA is the point at (0, 0) and GB is defined as plotfunc(4-x^2/4), then distance (GA, GB) returns 12.
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