POV-Ray : Newsgroups : povray.newusers : Finding extents of an object : Re: Finding extents of an object Server Time
26 Sep 2021 20:53:48 EDT (-0400)
  Re: Finding extents of an object  
From: Bald Eagle
Date: 16 Jun 2021 06:40:00
Message: <web.60c9d3fcdcabb5001f9dae3025979125@news.povray.org>
clipka <ano### [at] anonymousorg> wrote:

> Just for the records: It is worthy to note that the bounding box of an
> object is not necessarily a perfect fit; depending on the type of object
> and how it has been rotated, it might be noticeably larger.

Right-o.  Always good to have that datum repeated as a refresher lest it bite
the unsuspecting.

That actually gave rise to a fair bit of exploration and learning:

http://news.povray.org/povray.general/thread/%3C5ef59918%241%40news.povray.org%3E/

http://news.povray.org/povray.text.scene-files/thread/%3Cweb.5db5b0ff51c96acafeeb22ff0%40news.povray.org%3E/

http://news.povray.org/povray.binaries.images/thread/%3Cweb.5dc8a318adf09f614eec112d0%40news.povray.org%3E/?ttop=432391
&toff=100

http://news.povray.org/povray.text.scene-files/thread/%3Cweb.5dc33544f7b9a3affeeb22ff0%40news.povray.org%3E/


and finally:
http://news.povray.org/povray.binaries.images/thread/%3Cweb.6067c66d2a07e751f9dae3025979125%40news.povray.org%3E/


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