POV-Ray : Newsgroups : povray.programming : POV-Ray Patch Identification Proposal : Re: POV-Ray Patch Identification Proposal Server Time
16 Apr 2024 17:19:16 EDT (-0400)
  Re: POV-Ray Patch Identification Proposal  
From: scott
Date: 26 Jul 2013 07:52:37
Message: <51f26305$1@news.povray.org>
> By finding someone to release yet another branch that pulls all of these
> together and also adheres to this proposal.

And eventually, if appropriate, I assume someone to incorporate that 
branch into the main release?

> In the scene file you can then test for the presence of all the features
> you need, using multiple "#patch" statements.
>
> That's exactly the purpose of this proposal: To allow people to compile
> collections of multiple patches, while still providing a standard
> interface to identify each and every one of them.

I assume that then once a load of patches make it into the official 4.2 
(or whatever) release you could then use #version 4.2 in new scenes 
rather than having to list a load of #patch statements?


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