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28 Jan 2022 11:43:41 EST (-0500)
  Re: Phantom macro Convert_Color() in docs  
From: Tor Olav Kristensen
Date: 24 Feb 2014 18:30:01
Message: <web.530bd5036a62a82b699b2fb50@news.povray.org>
James Holsenback <nom### [at] nonecom> wrote:
> On 02/23/2014 10:44 AM, Cousin Ricky wrote:
> > The documentation of colors.inc (section 3.4.9.1.3.2) describes a macro
> > Convert_Color() which converts between various color systems.  There is no such
> > macro anywhere in the POV-Ray distribution.
> >
> > Also, the descriptions of the existing conversion macros do not say whether they
> > return the converted parameter or the parameter is converted in place.  (It's
> > the former.)
> >
> > POV-Ray versions: POV-Ray 3.7.0
> > Operating system: openSUSE 13.1 GNU/Linux
> > Hardware: Dell Inspiron 17R, Intel Core i7
>
> I'm guessing that it's been missing for some time now ... colors.inc is
> at revision 4 in perforce and I did "diff" on all previous versions
> (back to 2001.7.21). I didn't see it! I'm going to wait on removing it
> from the docs ... to see if anyone else has any input on the issue, as
> I'm clueless on this one.

Perhaps it is related to the macro that was mentioned in this post ?

http://news.povray.org/povray.binaries.images/message/%3Cchrishuff-D90D60.06530721112000%40news.povray.org%3E/#%3Cchris
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From: Chris Huff
Subject: Re: Glow lights 2(~40K) - glowlits.jpeg (1/1)
Date: 21 Nov 2000 10:29:59
Message: <chrishuff-1127E8.05302121112000@news.povray.org>

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