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18 Jul 2024 06:33:25 EDT (-0400)
  Re: whither POV-Ray ??  
From: jr
Date: 3 Jul 2020 05:55:01
Message: <web.5efeff7617b7b05f4d00143e0@news.povray.org>

"GioSeregni" <gms### [at] hotmailcom> wrote:
> "jr" <cre### [at] gmailcom> wrote:
> > so, the following is just me "ranting", and if you're .. of a delicate
> > disposition, do not read on.  ...
> not only has PovRay changed.
> The whole world of hobby programming has evolved and shrunk to a few hundred
> people worldwide.

yes, it feels that way, unfortunately.

> (I DO NOT consider programming activities to put together something written and
> copied for smartphones). In 40 years, the ability and interest of the population
> in somewhat complex mental structures has diminished.

again, agree, it _certainly_ feels that way.

> Everything else is a consequence of a failed world. I don't know why, maybe
> it's just the story that has a negative cycle.

coming to a "grinding halt"[*] soon, though (there _always_ is a silver lining..

regards, jr.

[*] with apologies to The Cure.

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