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17 May 2022 21:17:48 EDT (-0400)
  Re: looks_like suggestion  
From: Mike Horvath
Date: 11 Sep 2016 10:23:24
Message: <57d568dc$1@news.povray.org>
On 9/11/2016 8:40 AM, Jim Holsenback wrote:
> On 9/8/2016 6:51 PM, Mike Horvath wrote:
>> On 9/8/2016 6:28 PM, clipka wrote:
>>> Am 09.09.2016 um 00:07 schrieb Mike Horvath:
>>>> Can I update the wiki page with the additional information? I already
>>>> have a wiki account, and am logged in, but the article is locked.
>>>
>>> You should be able to post the suggested new wording on the respective
>>> "Discussion" page; if it's ok, Jim can copy it from there.
>>>
>>
>> Okay, I suggested my changes here:
>
> Well that section was awkward to begin with ... since it was so short I
> just rewrote the whole thing:
>
> http://wiki.povray.org/content/Reference:Light_Source#Looks_Like
>
> I also renamed /that/ and one other section for consistency reasons
>


Looks_like works fine with parallel lights as long as you position the 
light correctly to start off with instead of placing it at the origin 
and then translating it at some later time.

Unless I made a mistake.


Mike


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