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From: Nekar Xenos
Subject: spherical Heightfields
Date: 20 Jan 2011 09:35:26
Message: <op.vploxbagufxv4h@go-dynamite>
I think we need to have a spherical option for heightfields.

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From: Warp
Subject: Re: spherical Heightfields
Date: 20 Jan 2011 15:49:12
Message: <4d385978@news.povray.org>
Nekar Xenos <nek### [at] gmailcom> wrote:
> I think we need to have a spherical option for heightfields.

  And the advantage compared to that include file that does exactly that
is... what exactly?

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From: Nekar Xenos
Subject: Re: spherical Heightfields
Date: 20 Jan 2011 18:30:58
Message: <op.vpmdpskyufxv4h@xena>
On Thu, 20 Jan 2011 17:49:12 +0200, Warp <war### [at] tagpovrayorg> wrote:

> Nekar Xenos <nek### [at] gmailcom> wrote:
>> I think we need to have a spherical option for heightfields.
>
>   And the advantage compared to that include file that does exactly that
> is... what exactly?
>

oops. I guess I have to go through the docs again...

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From: Jim Holsenback
Subject: Re: spherical Heightfields
Date: 20 Jan 2011 21:40:28
Message: <4d38abcc$1@news.povray.org>
On 01/20/2011 02:30 PM, Nekar Xenos wrote:
> On Thu, 20 Jan 2011 17:49:12 +0200, Warp <war### [at] tagpovrayorg> wrote:
> 
>> Nekar Xenos <nek### [at] gmailcom> wrote:
>>> I think we need to have a spherical option for heightfields.
>>
>>   And the advantage compared to that include file that does exactly that
>> is... what exactly?
>>
> 
> oops. I guess I have to go through the docs again...
> 
this should get you started:
http://wiki.povray.org/content/Documentation:Reference_Section_7.3#The_HF_Macros


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From: Zeger Knaepen
Subject: Re: spherical Heightfields
Date: 21 Jan 2011 00:22:53
Message: <4d38d1dd$1@news.povray.org>
On 20/01/2011 16:49, Warp wrote:
> Nekar Xenos<nek### [at] gmailcom>  wrote:
>> I think we need to have a spherical option for heightfields.
>
>    And the advantage compared to that include file that does exactly that
> is... what exactly?

parsing speed, although the way to fix that is indeed not by adding more 
hardcoded features, but by making the parser (a lot) faster.


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