POV-Ray : Newsgroups : povray.advanced-users : Speeding up media : Re: Speeding up media Server Time
22 Jan 2022 18:34:43 EST (-0500)
  Re: Speeding up media  
From: Ash Holsenback
Date: 13 Feb 2021 08:18:34
Message: <6027d1aa$1@news.povray.org>
On 2/13/21 2:35 AM, Thomas de Groot wrote:
> Op 12/02/2021 om 12:03 schreef Ash Holsenback:
>> already there: about 2/3 of the way down...
>> http://wiki.povray.org/content/Reference:Sampling_Parameters_%26_Methods
> 
> Aaah! The offending chapter! ;-)
> 
> To tell the truth, this whole chapter is one mix of confusion. At no 
> point it becomes clear if we are reading about method 3, method 1, or 
> method 2, as the text jumps from one item to another and back (maybe I 
> am exagerating, but hardly so, and for non-native speakers a total 
> bewilderment).

agreed... i'm going to try to clean up grammar tangles etc

> 
> I would suggest to subdivide the chapter into clearly defined paragraphs 
> with the following headers, /after the first 'note'/:
> 
> *- Method 3*
> [following, a short exposition on how to use method 3 (default); the 
> (exclusive) use of intervals 1 (default); the use of (single) samples, 
> (default 10); etc]

spotted another difference with default for aa_level... 2nd paragraph 
after 1st note has it at 4

while: http://wiki.povray.org/content/Reference:Media

has it at 3... inquiring minds wanna know

> 
> *- Method 1*
> [following, a short exposition of the legacy use of method 1]
> 
> *-Method 2*
> [following, a short exposition of the legacy use of method 2]
> 
> 
> That way, imho, new users and even experienced ones, will understand 
> what it is all about. The recent discussion shows how confusing things 
> sometimes appear to be...
>


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