On 2/12/21 2:33 AM, Thomas de Groot wrote:
> 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
already there: about 2/3 of the way down...
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