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18 Apr 2024 21:51:20 EDT (-0400)
  Re: Is sphere_sweep known to be troublesome?  
From: Kenneth
Date: 19 Mar 2010 05:40:01
Message: <web.4ba3458c2e5cb7c265f302820@news.povray.org>
Warp <war### [at] tagpovrayorg> wrote:
> Kenneth <kdw### [at] earthlinknet> wrote:
> > (Remove_Bounds=on needs to be
> > in the INI file, though; I don't know how that might affect 'bigger' scenes.
> > With it off--the default--POV issues a non-fatal warning, "Unnecessary
> > bounding object removed" and eliminates the bounding object.)
>   IMO that's a design mistake in POV-Ray worth of a bug report.

Very interesting.  I've been living with that for years, scratching my head
about it, and just thought it was 'the way POV-Ray worked.' (I never *could*
make complete sense of the docs' section about bounding, due to this particular
behavior.) Good to know that I wasn't crazy after all!


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