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  Re: New camera, or new camera docs illustrations.  
From: scott
Date: 27 May 2009 05:23:14
Message: <4a1d0682$1@news.povray.org>
>  Have you taken into account that someone rendering someone else's scene
> using an aspect ratio different than what the original author intended
> might end up with an image which either clips out parts of the original
> image or, worse, shows undermodeled parts which were not meant to be seen?
>
>  Shouldn't the choice of how changing the aspect ratio of the camera
> affects the composition of the image be left to the author of the image
> rather than the person who renders the image (given that sometimes these
> are two different people)?

If you read the rest of my post you'll see that I 100% agree with you, and 
this is what my proposed syntax allows, albeit with more flexibility than 
the existing one.


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