On 12/12/2015 9:42 AM, clipka wrote:
> The POV-Ray 3.x SDL is, at its core, a language to describe static
> hierarchical data structures in a quite efficient manner, with a
> scripting language bolted on top later to also allow for dynamic
> creation of data.
> I think there's nothing fundamentally wrong with this approach;
> specifically, I think the data description aspect of a POV-Ray scene is
> so important that it is wiser to start with a data description language
> and bolt a scripting language on top of it, rather than start with a
> scripting language and extend it with data description elements (the
> latter is the path of evolution that led to JSON). Therefore, in this
> random proposal I will follow that same path.
One quick note: you shouldn't use hex for colors because then you can't
perform precise calculations. Better to use float like we do now.
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