POV-Ray : Newsgroups : povray.general : Max world size? : Re: Max world size? Server Time
5 Jul 2022 05:35:10 EDT (-0400)
  Re: Max world size?  
From: Alain Martel
Date: 6 Jun 2022 11:57:42
Message: <629e23f6$1@news.povray.org>
Le 2022-06-06 à 10:30, kurtz le pirate a écrit :
> On 04/06/2022 14:59, Alain Martel wrote:
> 
>> POV-Ray use double precision floats, not integer.
>> The real issue is the range of values between the smallest object and
>> the longest distance in the scene.
> 
> Completely !
> 
> IEEE 64-Bit Floating Point Format say that decimal range for floating
> numbers is approximately from  4.9 x 10^307 to 1.8 x 10^308
> 
> 
> 
And, near both extremes, the granularity get pretty large. Like over 
1000 between two values.


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