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  Re: Lathe and Prism updates requested by Christoph.  
From: clipka
Date: 3 Jun 2016 14:16:49
Message: <5751c991$1@news.povray.org>
Am 26.05.2016 um 18:26 schrieb Stephen:
> On 5/26/2016 4:56 PM, Le_Forgeron wrote:
>> I also want to stress that it is topologically, and logically too,
>> impossible to define left/right with an alien over a radio link:
> This is true but we are not dealing with aliens. (Well there might be
> one or two. ;) )
> PovRay has a default handiness with Y being up. Why not use that to
> define clockwise and anti-clockwise?

I think it's no good to implicitly presume any particular handedness
throughout the docs; while there is a default handedness, there are also
people who override the handedness "by default".

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