POV-Ray : Newsgroups : povray.advanced-users : Speeding up media : Re: Speeding up media Server Time
16 Apr 2024 06:23:18 EDT (-0400)
  Re: Speeding up media  
From: Alain Martel
Date: 15 Feb 2021 18:58:20
Message: <602b0a9c$1@news.povray.org>
Le 2021-02-15 à 06:00, William F Pokorny a écrit :

> (a) For the purposes of documentation see (a1) and ignore the rest of 
> this footnote. Someone can set the intervals in method 3 to more than 1 
> and if they do ratio does come into play with a lit and un-lit intervals 
> scheme internally which 'probably' doesn't have much of an end effect 
> for method 3, but... Always true, sometimes, almost never, never? Not 
> sure... When using multiple medias with mixed sampling types, I know of 
> some bleed through in the keyword settings between methods.
> Bill P.

This probably explain why using several intervals bog down method 3 so 
much. It tries to compute ratios and variances when it's not needed.

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