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24 Sep 2021 04:16:30 EDT (-0400)
  Re: Apollonia gasket tree  
From: Samuel B 
Date: 6 Sep 2021 19:40:00
Message: <web.6136a5bbb162c6b2cb705ca46e741498@news.povray.org>
"m@b" <sai### [at] googlemailcom> wrote:
> On 05/09/2021 5:32 am, Samuel B. wrote:
> > I didn't find out about POV-Ray
> > until the late 90s. Except maybe before that, when I saw Tandy Color Computer
> > magazine that featured an image made with a raytracer. Classic reflective
> > spheres over a checkered plane. I wouldn't be surprised if it was DKB Trace, but
> > I can't find any info currently.
>
> Some time in the 90s one of the computer mags included Polyray on the
> cover disk - that's what got me interested.
>
> m@

Hmm, it would seem there was an explosion of ideas regarding new rendering tech
at the time. Like other events, there's probably a singular event that inspired
multiple paths of investigation. (Now would be the time for a historian to come
and educate us ;))

~Sam


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