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  Re: Something fishy with Julia_Fractal  
From: Sven Geier
Date: 9 May 2011 17:40:01
Message: <web.4dc85f0a3d45d7de5b4449250@news.povray.org>
Le_Forgeron <jgr### [at] freefr> wrote:
> Le 03/05/2011 00:21, Sven Geier nous fit lire :
> > Surely a change in the shape of a rendered object with camera location would be
> > a bug, no?
> A bug report, yes.
> A bug... in the actual case: nope.
> The camera is inside the object bounding box, probably colliding with
> the object.
> The good news: it was the same with 3.6 too.
> attached pictures from 3.7 & 3.6 (changed texture) for 0.5 and 0.59333
> for cam_distance.
> the camera plan is clipping the object.

So just to keep those in the loop that don't follow the bug tracker:

The ring opens when the camera is moved *away* from the object. The object looks
fine when the camera is very close.

This makes clipping a somewhat less likely explanation.

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