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18 Oct 2021 15:10:30 EDT (-0400)
  Re: Mysterious function argument  
From: William F Pokorny
Date: 3 Oct 2021 17:33:45
Message: <615a21b9$1@news.povray.org>
On 10/3/21 1:02 PM, Alain Martel wrote:

> 
>> (*) - POV-Ray proper has unique default color maps for each continuous 
>> pattern. Be sure to always specify the color map you want!
> 
>> Bill P.
>>
> 
> Not quite accurate. Several continuous patterns do have an unique 
> default colour_map, but not all.
> Those don't have a specific default map, unless this counts as a 
> specific colour_map
> colour_map{[0 rgb 0][1 rgb 1]}

> bumps, spotted, leopard, quilted, ripples, waves, granite, crackle, 
> marble, dents, spherical, boxed, cylindrical, planar.
> 
> Those have continuous gradients, but they repeat abruptly, and don't 
> have default colour map :
> gradient, onion.
> 
> The first two are identical to a bozo pattern, but without the colour_map.

Thank you for the correction Alain.

Bill P.


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