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27 Feb 2024 17:50:29 EST (-0500)
  Re: ambient 0.3 triggers 'suspiciously high ambient value found'warning?  
From: Alain Martel
Date: 17 Feb 2022 10:41:19
Message: <620e6c9f$1@news.povray.org>
Le 2022-02-16 à 12:05, Cousin Ricky a écrit :
> On 2022-02-09 12:06 (-4), Alain Martel wrote:
>> Le 2022-02-08 à 14:38, tutki a écrit :
>>> I'm testing out 3.8.0-beta.2 and trying out a scene ported from 3.6.
>>> Now it's
>>> complaining "Suspiciously high 'ambient' value found." on textures
>>> with ambient
>>> 0.3. What am I doing wrong?  I thought 0.3 isn't a very high value for
>>> ambient?
>>>
>>
>> Any ambient value larger than 0.1 is considered high.
> 
> I just tested various ambient values with 3.8, and it starts complaining
> at 0.3.

If I remember correctly, in the documentation for version 3.5, the 
default ambient value of 0.1 was qualified as «rather large».
Back then, it prompted me to explicitly use smaller values in all of my 
finishes.


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