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11 Aug 2022 05:34:36 EDT (-0400)
  Re: Animation docs inaccurate  
From: Thorsten Froehlich
Date: 20 Dec 2016 17:05:00
Message: <web.5859aa274da5dd728395de270@news.povray.org>
clipka <ano### [at] anonymousorg> wrote:
> I've just noticed that the documentation of the animation settings is
> not entirely in line with the actual implementation.
>
> The docs claim:
> -----------------------------------------------------------
> Any Final_Frame setting other than -1 will trigger POV-Ray's internal
> animation loop.
> -----------------------------------------------------------
>
> According to the code however, animation seems to be activated whenever
> the initial and final frames are neither both equal to 0 nor both equal
> to 1.
>
>
> This discrepancy raises the question which one is correct: The code or
> the documentation?

I don't recall how the old code worked, but there was some inconsistency or bug
that triggered a change so the animation would only run if there was more than
one frame. I don't think the docs were ever updated.


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