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  Re: Lathe and Prism updates requested by Christoph.  
From: Stephen
Date: 3 Jun 2016 14:23:43
Message: <5751cb2f$1@news.povray.org>
On 6/3/2016 7:17 PM, clipka wrote:
> Am 03.06.2016 um 20:16 schrieb clipka:
>> 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".
>
> (Not to mention people using 3rd party tools to generate portions of
> their scenes, which might be overriding the handedness as well.)
>

Whatever you think yourself.

-- 

Regards
     Stephen


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