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From: clipka
Date: 1 Sep 2014 15:57:39
Message: <5404cfb3@news.povray.org>
Am 01.09.2014 18:16, schrieb jhu:
> clipka <ano### [at] anonymousorg> wrote:
>> Am 24.07.2014 17:58, schrieb Nekar Xenos:
>>> On Wed, 23 Jul 2014 21:52:32 +0200, clipka <ano### [at] anonymousorg> wrote:
>>>> (Actually it's not /that/ much of a coincidence: As a first approach
>>>> at "replacing" radiosity I plan to actually just keep using it but not
>>>> cache the results (plus make sure that the secondary rays shot are
>>>> different each time); and as I want UberPOV to fully support
>>>> non-default brilliance settings, I figured that I might just as well
>>>> add that to POV-Ray's radiosity first... And then one thing led to
>>>> another, and I found myself adding all those fancy finish improvements
>>>> that had been on my agenda for so long...)
>>> You're our hero :)
>> Thanks. Sometimes I am. ;-)
> How difficult would it be to adapt this to GPU rendering via OpenCL or CUDA?

Very. At least that's what I still suspect.

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