POV-Ray : Newsgroups : povray.object-collection : File types : Re: File types Server Time
27 Nov 2021 18:58:00 EST (-0500)
  Re: File types  
From: Mike Horvath
Date: 8 Mar 2017 18:44:12
Message: <58c0974c$1@news.povray.org>
On 3/8/2017 12:35 PM, Le_Forgeron wrote:
> Le 08/03/2017 à 14:02, Mike Horvath a écrit :
>> I would like to upload some stuff I've been working on to the Object
>> Collection, but the files include stuff like GeoGebra (.ggb, .ggt), TeX
>> (.tex), Scalable Vector Graphics (.svg) and other files. I'm kind of at
>> a loss as to what to do.
>>
>> Mike
>
> I'm afraid you are limited to the following file type: (as stated on the
> contribution page)
> BMP, CSS, CSV, GIF, HTM, HTML, INC, INI, JPEG, JPG, JS, MAC, MCR, MDL,
> PGM, PNG, POV, PPM, TGA, TIF, TIFF, TXT
>
> (once connected:
> http://lib.povray.org/contributeobject/
> )
>
> svg is text, unless you use the compressed format, so that could be a
> way (with some text to explain)
>
> .TeX , IIRC, is also text.
>
> But for the other files, It seems to be a no go.
>
> As a side note, the object collection is really a collection of povray
> usable objects (scene, macro, utility), not an universal library for
> graphical discussion.
> (even if MDL is tied to moray.
>
> Maybe it could be easier to use your personal page on the povray-wiki
> (hint: make a subpage, it can grow fast on a single page)
>
> The rules there are different. ( http://wiki.povray.org/content/Main_Page )
>

How will people know where to look for my stuff when they visit the 
Object Collection? Also, can I store ZIP or other files on the wiki server?


Mike


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