POV-Ray : Newsgroups : povray.beta-test : SUGGESTION: Hollow 0.05 : Re: SUGGESTION: Hollow 0.05 Server Time
28 Nov 2021 09:00:18 EST (-0500)
  Re: SUGGESTION: Hollow 0.05  
From: Bald Eagle
Date: 1 Dec 2017 15:20:01
Message: <web.5a21b8c0627182d0c437ac910@news.povray.org>
clipka <ano### [at] anonymousorg> wrote:

> ... and the reason you're having trouble with this use case is pretty
> much the same reason why that suggested feature would be darn difficult
> to implement as well.

Right.
A first step towards a solution would essentially accomplish an efficient
meshification of the object - which may be what Sven might want to play with.

Then you'd translate the points along the normal vector to expand/shrink the
object as a 3D offset-curve.

NOT trivial.


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