POV-Ray : Newsgroups : povray.binaries.programming : Radiosity in 3.6 vs. 3.7 : Re: Radiosity in 3.6 vs. 3.7 Server Time
28 Sep 2021 18:57:16 EDT (-0400)
  Re: Radiosity in 3.6 vs. 3.7  
From: clipka
Date: 25 Dec 2008 20:35:01
Message: <web.4954341623ccd53bb4b5346b0@news.povray.org>
"nemesis" <nam### [at] gmailcom> wrote:
> Are you sure you used the same settings for both?

Definitely.

> With my own tests it's the contrary:  a single radiosity pass always gives the
> best results...

Interestingly, that scene has been the only one so far that really worked with
the save & reload approach.

> > An interesting side note though: Did you know that you actually don't get the
> > specified count for all your samples? Instead, the effective count decreases
> > drastically with trace depth. In fact all your quality settings do.
>
> Hmm, I expected it to be an upper limit, yes.  The trace you're talking about is
> from the pretrace step or is the "bounces" number?

I'm taking about the "bounces" here.


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