POV-Ray : Newsgroups : povray.object-collection : A couple more things : Re: A couple more things Server Time
22 Jun 2024 18:06:02 EDT (-0400)
  Re: A couple more things  
From: Blue Herring
Date: 6 Jun 2008 08:51:29
Message: <484932d1$1@news.povray.org>
Chris B wrote:
> Strictly speaking, no. The naming conventions are there to help minimise 
> naming collisions which would mainly be a problem with included files.

Makes sense, thats what I thought but I didn't want to assume.

> We've been recording downloads since mid-March, but currently this info 
> isn't displayed anywhere. I'll look at putting together a query to summarize 
> the data.

That would be great, thanks.

> The automatic upload scripts restrict file types to those directly supported 
> by POV-Ray or Moray (plus HTML related files for documentation). 
> Administrators can upload other file types.
> In the sort of case you outline, where the POV-Ray files work fine without 
> InkScape, but where the SVG files add value to someone wishing to tailor the 
> shapes, I think it's a good idea to make them available.
> I would suggest that you upload the POV-Ray files and create the entry for 
> the object, then send the SVG files in a zipped archive to the 
> administrators email address (see http://lib.povray.org/members/). We can 
> then add the zip file to the object files so it gets downloaded with them. 
> I'd recommend calling the zip file 'yourobjectname_svgsource.zip'.

Great, thanks for the help, I'll do this.

-The Mildly Infamous Blue Herring

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