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18 Jul 2024 07:10:05 EDT (-0400)
  Re: Best render farm? Also You Tube upload advice sought  
From: Jonathan Bush
Date: 12 Jun 2024 14:50:00
Message: <web.6669ec47e8b973146e558a71fde6c206@news.povray.org>
MichaelJF <fri### [at] t-onlinede> wrote:
> I have little experience with animations, but I noticed a merge in your
> code where a union would have been sufficient. So I rendered frames
> 7001-7100 with your original code in 83 minutes (1920*1080, 14 work
> threads, i9### [at] 36GHz). After exchanging 4 merge statements (2 in
> L01tiles.inc, 1 in L01box.inc and 1 in Zillionstrapboard.inc) by unions
> the same frames took 15 minutes 33 seconds to render.
> I had expected a faster calculation, but a factor of more than five
> really surprised me.
> Best regards
> Michael

WOWZA what a huge amount of time and trouble you have saved me.

I attach the third version of my code, without the bug I added to version 2.
My 8-thread machine rendered 76 animated frames in the first hour.

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