POV-Ray : Newsgroups : povray.programming : "circular" arrays : Re: "circular" arrays Server Time: 15 Dec 2019 21:47:35 GMT
  Re: "circular" arrays  
From: Bald Eagle
Date: 22 Oct 2019 00:10:01
"Tor Olav Kristensen" <tor### [at] TOBEREMOVEDgmailcom> wrote:

Thanks for the code and the link  :)

I do like that we have a lot of people who design and write include files and
code snippets, however much of what I'm musing about are additions to the source
code.

And that's for several reasons:

1.  It will be well-established, working, tested, reliable code to perform a
specific task in "the right way".

2.  and therefore, the [new] user, or experienced user who just doesn't have the
desire to write or track down such code will have it embedded into POV-Ray
already

3. and it follows along with the concept of "inseparability" - detachable things
like scene and include files get lost, forgotten, and even deleted.

4. Sometimes certain things are faster, because they are compiled code, and SDL
can be slow


So, I definitely think that plenty of scenes and macros and functions and
include files ought to be written and developed - but my wish is to see them
constantly being looked at for inclusion into subsequent versions.


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