Am 25.05.2015 um 08:49 schrieb Le_Forgeron:
> Le 24/05/2015 22:08, Lars Rohwedder a écrit :
>> That was _not_ my question. I asked when 16:9 will become the
>> _default_ in Povray so such scaling of the right vector becomes
>> unnecessary. oO
>> Lars R.
> Unnecessary for you... my screen are 1920x1200, I would need 16:10.
> Changing the default right vector (even to something like
> image_width:image_height ratio, assuming square pixel everywhere)
> would only have one sure effect: break every historical scenes.
> Without providing 100% satisfaction to all users. Better not move.
I totally agree - except when it comes to defaulting to square pixels,
which /does/ make sense nowadays; after all, that's what any reasonable
image handling software defaults to as well if the input image material
provides no embedded resolution information.
> And guess what: 4K screens are coming... and there is at least 5
> different resolution under the name 4K, none with exactly the same ratio
> So far:
> * 4096 x 2160 ( 256:135) [DCI native]
> * 3840 x 2160 ( 16:9 ) [UHD-1]
> * 5120 x 2160 ( 21:9 ) [UWT]
> * 5120 x 3200 ( 16:10 ) [WHXGA]
> * 4096 x 1716 ( 2.39: 1 ) [DCI cinemascope cropped]
> * 3996 x 2160 ( 1.85: 1 ) [DCI flat cropped]
(Um... that looks more like 8K to me... or am I missing something?)
It might be worth noting that of all those aspect ratios, 16:10 is
closest to the famous Golden Ratio (1.618...:1), which has been
considered an aesthetically superior ratio for literally thousands of years.
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