Op 11/02/2021 om 16:45 schreef Alain Martel:
> Le 2021-02-09 à 02:30, Thomas de Groot a écrit :
>> I don't know where in the wiki there was a line saying defaults being
>> intervals 1 and samples 1,1. Of course, I cannot find that paragraph
>> anymore (typical!); but you are right of course: default samples is 10.
> You have a mixup between the old version 3.5 and newer version 3.6
> The format : samples 1,1
> is that of method 1 and 2. It's used to set the number of samples for
> dark, bright intervals.
> It's a leftover from the pre 3.6 version when the default sampling
> method was method 1. It demanded an intervals number large enough to
> match the number of distinct illuminated areas along a tracing path. If
> you had 20 spotlights shining through some media, then, you needed 40,
> or more, intervals : One interval for each illuminated part and one
> interval for each non-illuminated parts between the illuminated ones.
> When using the default method 3, when you have two values for samples,
> the second is silently ignored.
The wiki documentation then needs some updating here or a further
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