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24 Sep 2021 14:29:19 EDT (-0400)
  Re: SSLT with the Granite_21_beta1.7 macro  
From: Alain Martel
Date: 5 Jul 2021 14:51:20
Message: <60e354a8$1@news.povray.org>

> Thomas de Groot <tho### [at] degrootorg> wrote:
>> What is missing is the internal structure of minerals,
>> especially in the ears. I am pondering the problem
> 
> Yeah - it's the old "POV-Ray renders _surfaces_ not volumes" problem/trap that i
> fall into from time to time.
> 
>> and think into the direction of a media,
> 
> I think that might lead to an unintentional detour: the pursuit of a PhD in
> media
> 
Using SSLT and a scattering/absorbing media that match the texture could 
help, but probably not in all cases. That would be the quicker to parse, 
and probably also the faster to render.


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