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17 May 2021 19:07:58 EDT (-0400)
  Re: Granites Intermezzo  
From: Thomas de Groot
Date: 30 Apr 2021 08:25:08
Message: <608bf724@news.povray.org>
Op 29-4-2021 om 19:21 schreef Mr:
> I am embarrassed to say that I can't see anything from that far. With respect to
> that 10cm grid measures, I feel like you are no longer representing the same
> rock? Did you work on it like that or with a closer camera? I do feel like
> nothing is wrong with what little I see, though ! I have faith in you ! :-)
The 'problem' with changing patterns or pattern modifiers, is that 
scales get changed too. In a sense, you are right: it is not the same 
rock indeed and you need to readjust your frame of reference. Don't let 
it fool you: that 10cm grid does not represent anything real; I have 
always bee troubled by those quasi-real measurements (I am going to take 
out those cm-values and replace them by Martian Claw Units). My believe 
is that size/dimensions in POV-Ray are dimensionless as it were and only 
meaningful in relation to recognisable objects.

I attach a version with the material scaled by two. Still looking good, 
imo, and much better than the cells pattern.


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