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9 Dec 2021 09:10:26 EST (-0500)
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From: Bald Eagle
Date: 23 Nov 2021 13:40:00
Message: <web.619d3540d5fe89401f9dae3025979125@news.povray.org>
Francois LE COAT <lec### [at] atariorg> wrote:

> For example, *.TRI format of 3D shapes contain <x,y,z> coordinates, and
> a color affected to these. If you use TRI2POV it gives a surface like...
>
>  <https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Yf7q2KdAS-4>
>
> When you use TRI2POV it converts the surface in a set of smooth_triangle
> that can render the surface with ray-tracing. That exists since the very
> first versions of POV-Ray, and produces a very nice result.
>
> I hope that it is what you're thinking about. Some 3D file formats, like
> *.TRI is perfect to describe that kind of colored 3D surfaces. It's easy

I don't believe I am aware of TRI2POV.  Where is it available?
I'm sure I have asked a similar question in the past, so I'm thinking that there
are a lot of other people who are unaware of this utility.


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