POV-Ray : Newsgroups : povray.bugreports : Is sphere_sweep known to be troublesome? : Re: Is sphere_sweep known to be troublesome? Server Time
28 Sep 2023 17:51:45 EDT (-0400)
  Re: Is sphere_sweep known to be troublesome?  
From: Thorsten Froehlich
Date: 28 Mar 2010 18:06:55
Message: <4bafd2ff$1@news.povray.org>
On 28.03.10 19:36, clipka wrote:
>> The geometry problems are the result of the bounding going wrong.
>> Thorsten
> No, definitely not - geometry code *MUST NOT* rely on any undesired
> surfaces being eliminated by bounding - if only because rotating the
> object may grow the bounding box.

I think there is some miscommunication: I am not saying that the bounding 
and the object depend on each other in any unusual way. I am just saying 
that for certain cases with cubic splines the bounding will be too small.


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