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10 Dec 2023 21:13:44 EST (-0500)
  Re: [SDL] New instruction - Automatically joining objects  
From: Warp
Date: 29 Dec 2009 15:48:58
Message: <4b3a6b39@news.povray.org>
Steve <ste### [at] zeroppsuklinuxnet> wrote:
> Nicolas Alvarez <nic### [at] gmailcom> wrote in
> news:4b305906$1@news.povray.org: 

> > Kelumden wrote:

> > I don't understand why union{} isn't enough for your needs...
> > 

> I don't know if I'm getting him right or not but the way I understand it is 
> he wants an anchor in POV space where two objects meet, a bit like if you 
> stick a piece of blue tack to a table and then pull, strethc and twist it 
> (as long as you don't pull too hard), the blue tack will stay stuck to the 
> table in exactly the same spot, any action you perform on the blue tack 
> will have no resulting effect on the table but the table and the blue tack 
> will continue to be connected at the same point and covering the same area 
> of the table. 

  How does that differ from union{}?

                                                          - Warp

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