POV-Ray : Newsgroups : povray.competition : Competition submission : Re: Competition submission Server Time: 24 Oct 2020 02:52:14 GMT
  Re: Competition submission  
From: Warp
Date: 19 Sep 2004 20:09:05
Thorsten Froehlich <tho### [at] trfde> wrote:
> Sorry, this is due to an internal communication problem.  The rules have
> been corrected to only allow JPEG images.  I apologize for any inconvenience
> this has caused!

  I wonder if it would be a good idea to add something in the lines of
requiring the quality of the image not having been destroyed too much
by the JPEG compression.
  I know that it's only foolish to submit an image which would be
otherwise excellent but shows bad JPEG artifacts, but it may still
be a good idea to add a reminder that the submitter should be careful
with this and not just accept whatever default compression whichever
program he is using offers him, but should fine-tune it so that the
image shows no visible JPEG artifacts (while still being as small
as possible; that is, the submitter should try to find the compression
setting that gives the best quality/size ratio).

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#macro M(A,N,D,L)plane{-z,-9pigment{mandel L*9translate N color_map{[0rgb x]
[1rgb 9]}scale<D,D*3D>*1e3}rotate y*A*8}#end M(-3<1.206434.28623>70,7)M(
-1<.7438.1795>1,20)M(1<.77595.13699>30,20)M(3<.75923.07145>80,99)// - Warp -

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