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  Re: Related features as separate includes or collected into one?  
From: Chris B
Date: 23 Jun 2008 15:54:28
Message: <485fff74@news.povray.org>
"Chambers" <ben### [at] pacificwebguycom> wrote in message 
> Warp wrote:
>>   I see that someone has added a bunch of features to the collection, 
>> each
>> one closely related to the others. For example HSLCube, HSLCylinder,
>> HSLDoubleCone, HSLSphere, HSVCone, HSVCube, HSVCylinder, HSVSphere.
>>   This raises an interesting question: When someone has a big bunch of
>> closely related features (such as pigments or macros), should they be
>> submitted as separate files, or should they be collected into one single
>> include file and submitted as such?
>>   Personally I prefer the latter option.
> My personal preference would be to put them in a single archive, unless 
> the size of each makes downloading them all prohibitive, in which case it 
> makes sense to allow people to only download what they want and / or need.
> Of course, even with a 56k modem, most POV files download quite quickly 
> (unless they contain binaries).
> ...Chambers

Good idea.

Mike has consolidated them into a single entry (about half a meg) and has 
done the same with his grid patterns (167KB). I've suppressed the individual 

Chris B.

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