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9 Jun 2023 17:54:55 EDT (-0400)
  Re: looks_like suggestion  
From: Mike Horvath
Date: 8 Sep 2016 00:58:37
Message: <57d0effd$1@news.povray.org>
On 9/8/2016 12:46 AM, Mike Horvath wrote:
> http://www.povray.org/documentation/view/3.6.2/137/
> On this page it says:
> "It is a good idea to define both things, the light source and the
> looks_like object, at the origin, and then translate them to their right
> place."
> However, this is *not* a good idea for parallel light sources. Doing so
> causes the light to emit from the light source's original position (the
> origin) instead of the later position.


This section only shows an example of how *not* to properly set up the 
looks_like section. It should explain how to do it *correctly* too. But 
I don't know what is correct.


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