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  Re: first time trying pov-ray using tutorial.. error message?  
From: Christian Froeschlin
Date: 25 Jun 2011 17:13:17
Message: <4e064f6d$1@news.povray.org>
Darren New wrote:
> On 6/25/2011 11:57, Marina wrote:
>> but I'm not sure what it
>> means to be a beta version. Which one is better for a beginner?
> 
> A "beta" is a version that the developers are asking people to test. 
> Probably not a good idea for beginners, since the point of a beta is to 
> let users look for mistakes in the program.

However, 3.7 is actually in a release candidate state now and
pretty stable. I'd go with that one now, if only so you don't have
to worry about things that changed between 3.6 and 3.7 later. Also,
it will render much faster if you have a multicore CPU.


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