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10 Dec 2023 22:08:30 EST (-0500)
  Re: Extensible functionality  
From: Warp
Date: 17 Jul 2011 10:10:02
Message: <4e22ed3a@news.povray.org>
Anthony D. Baye <Sha### [at] spamnomorehotmailcom> wrote:
> With this in mind, there is something I've been wondering for a long time, now:
> Might it be possible since, if memory serves, version 4 will be a complete
> rewrite anyway, that one of the improvements might be the ability to extend the
> functionality with plugins?

  Well, it has been suggested that version 4 would have a completely
redesigned scripting language which will be significantly more expressive
and faster. If it ever sees the day of light, it will be possible to do
almost anything with it. (I envision it to be like a programmable shader,
but even more expressive and usable in even more situations.)

                                                          - Warp

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