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27 Jan 2022 21:29:24 EST (-0500)
  Re: Phantom macro Convert_Color() in docs  
From: James Holsenback
Date: 24 Feb 2014 19:19:33
Message: <530be195@news.povray.org>
On 02/24/2014 06:43 PM, Tor Olav Kristensen wrote:
> "Tor Olav Kristensen" <tor### [at] TOBEREMOVEDgmailcom> wrote:
>> James Holsenback <nom### [at] nonecom> wrote:
>>> On 02/23/2014 10:44 AM, Cousin Ricky wrote:
>>>> The documentation of colors.inc (section 3.4.9.1.3.2) describes a macro
>>>> Convert_Color() which converts between various color systems.  There is no such
>>>> macro anywhere in the POV-Ray distribution.
>>>>
>>>> Also, the descriptions of the existing conversion macros do not say whether they
>>>> return the converted parameter or the parameter is converted in place.  (It's
>>>> the former.)
>>>>
>>>> POV-Ray versions: POV-Ray 3.7.0
>>>> Operating system: openSUSE 13.1 GNU/Linux
>>>> Hardware: Dell Inspiron 17R, Intel Core i7
>>>
>>> I'm guessing that it's been missing for some time now ... colors.inc is
>>> at revision 4 in perforce and I did "diff" on all previous versions
>>> (back to 2001.7.21). I didn't see it! I'm going to wait on removing it
>>> from the docs ... to see if anyone else has any input on the issue, as
>>> I'm clueless on this one.
>>
>> Perhaps it is related to the macro that was mentioned in this post ?
>>
>>
http://news.povray.org/povray.binaries.images/message/%3Cchrishuff-D90D60.06530721112000%40news.povray.org%3E/#%3Cchr
> is
>> huff-D90D60.06530721112000%40news.povray.org%3E
>>
>> From: Chris Huff
>> Subject: Re: Glow lights 2(~40K) - glowlits.jpeg (1/1)
>> Date: 21 Nov 2000 10:29:59
>> Message: <chrishuff-1127E8.05302121112000@news.povray.org>
>
> Sorry. I meant this one (in the same thread):
>
> From: Chris Huff
> Subject: Re: Glow lights 2(~40K) - glowlits.jpeg (1/1)
> Date: 21 Nov 2000 11:52:44
> Message: <chrishuff-D90D60.06530721112000@news.povray.org>
>
> --
> Tor Olav
> http://subcube.com
>
>
>

Thanks ... if I'm reading correctly it is/was part of megapov and I 
should remove Convert_Color() from the docs


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