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5 Mar 2024 00:18:39 EST (-0500)
  Re: artifacts on lathe object  
From: clipka
Date: 11 Oct 2017 04:45:54
Message: <59ddda42@news.povray.org>
Am 11.10.2017 um 04:41 schrieb omniverse:

> I was checking doing that; it can make a line of surface color outward into
> space away from the surface, along with the colorless mess. The extent seems to
> get confined to the maximum x point, so I don't know if that's a result of
> bounding or what but I didn't see it go beyond sides of a box with same
> dimensions. Or more precisely, kept within a cylinder of maximum x dimension.

The confinement you're seeing there is the lathe's internal bounding
mechanism kicking in, which does indeed use cylinders (instead of boxes)
to bound each individual segment.

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