POV-Ray : Newsgroups : povray.bugreports : No Bug But A Suggestion : Re: No Bug But A Suggestion Server Time
25 Sep 2021 04:26:39 EDT (-0400)
  Re: No Bug But A Suggestion  
From: Thorsten Froehlich
Date: 15 Apr 2018 11:15:01
Message: <web.5ad36bfde70a2340f773ca290@news.povray.org>
"Bald Eagle" <cre### [at] netscapenet> wrote:
> "Thorsten Froehlich" <nomail@nomail> wrote:
>
> > Given every check for progress reporting takes time, the proper cases would be
> > severely penalized by the time taken to check for the mistakes.
>
> I've thought about this for a number of things POV-Ray does, and I'm sure there
> must be some way to toggle a flag to enable or disable such a feature for any
> number of things POV-Ray does.
>
> Embedding such a check for a flag may consume more or less cycles depending upon
> where the check occurs, and would lead to structuring the source any number of
> ways.

> Just an idea for a paradigm to add to the discussion.

I suppose this would be possible, but adding and maintaining something like that
would not be trivial, assuming you find a developer willing to write it in the
first place.

Thorsten


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