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19 Oct 2021 17:32:44 EDT (-0400)
  Re: Mandlebulber fractal exprted, converted and rendered.  
From: jr
Date: 1 Oct 2021 04:25:00
Message: <web.6156c51533af95845bd1b3ba6cde94f1@news.povray.org>
hi,

"The Traveler" <jho### [at] northrimnet> wrote:
> Howdy folks,
> A little project I've been messing around with. A Bristolbrot4D fractal exported
> as a .ply file from Mandelbulber, converted to an .stl with MeshLab then
> converted to a mesh2 .inc file with a custom Python script, stl2pov by Roland
> Smith.

glad you found a way.  in case you don't mind running two utils, another option
would be:

  $ stl2gts < object.stl | gts2pov > object.inc

stl2gts <https://news.povray.org/web.5e75678e7c21754451952ca0%40news.povray.org>
gts2pov
<https://news.povray.org/web.5e5c08ca2af4d0a4451952ca0%40news.povray.org>

sample shown here:
<https://news.povray.org/povray.binaries.images/thread/%3Cweb.5e5c08b7125c0c5e451952ca0%40news.povray.org%3E/>

your image reminded me of a HANS, a perspective thing I guess.  :-)
<https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/HANS_device>


regards, jr.


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