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19 Aug 2022 03:42:36 EDT (-0400)
  Re: Glass for v3.8 finish features  
From: William F Pokorny
Date: 5 Aug 2022 13:23:53
Message: <62ed5229$1@news.povray.org>
On 8/4/22 14:12, Chris R wrote:
> I don't have a good understanding of when to use the albedo keywork for specular
> and diffuse reflection.  I note that you do not use it above.
> -- Chris R.

I'm attaching a text file which amounts to my current notes related to 
finish concerns with POV-Ray - and to some degree what I've been playing 
with in povr to address them(a).

Near the top are my general finish recommendations related to albedo use.

(a) - The file is packaged with my povr tarballs. The version attached 
being my most current - with updates last done in February of this year.

I started investigating and writing the file with a hope of creating 
better albedo documentation. I too find the albedo keyword use and 
behavior confusing. Today, despite the file name, it's grown to be my 
'notes / current thinking' related to all finish block concerns.

Bill P.

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