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20 Oct 2021 13:24:50 EDT (-0400)
  Re: "Unknown error code" when using 12800x9600 as output with Rev 3.7  
From: Le Forgeron
Date: 22 Apr 2015 01:59:05
Message: <553738a9$1@news.povray.org>
Le 21/04/2015 23:29, Christian Baun a écrit :
> Le_Forgeron <jgr### [at] freefr> wrote:
> 
>> The temporary buffer for 12800 x 9600 output is
>> sizeof(double)*5*dimensions (*) : that's 124F80000 bytes in hex, more
>> than can be represented on 32 bits.
> 
> Hello,
> 
> I have one more question.
> How can the value 5 in the formular be explained?
> 

Colour inside povray is made of 5 channels: red, green, blue, transmit
and filter (for the relative order of the last two, I'm not sure which
one is first).

> 3 is quite easy to explain because of RGB. But why 5 ?
> Is it because of an alpha channel?
> 

Sort of.

> Best Regards
>    Christian
> 
> 
> 


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