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13 Jul 2024 09:01:54 EDT (-0400)
  Re: Does declaring an object reduce the rendering time?  
From: Kima
Date: 3 May 2020 13:30:00
Message: <web.5eaefeedc7817eb1ecc0fada0@news.povray.org>
"Bald Eagle" <cre### [at] netscapenet> wrote:
> Check out this thread where we measure the elapsed time.
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> That's parsing time in the scene file.
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> You'll get the render time in the render statistics after the render completes.

The code is quite handy. In fact, I tried to run some benchmarks, but for the
sphere example, the difference is trivial to make any conclusion. And I was
afraid other factors may come to consideration if blindly test complex systems.

Thus, I asked my question from the theoretical perspective to understand the
fundamental concept.


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