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25 Feb 2024 00:45:17 EST (-0500)
  Re: paper written by Nathan Kopp about photon mapping  
From: Mr
Date: 9 Apr 2021 07:50:00
Message: <web.60703f1fd017da6b6adeaecb3f378f2@news.povray.org>
"Tor Olav Kristensen" <tor### [at] TOBEREMOVEDgmailcom> wrote:
> "Kenneth" <kdw### [at] gmailcom> wrote:
> > "Bald Eagle" <cre### [at] netscapenet> wrote:
> >
> > >
> > > The Wayback Machine at archive.org is your friend.
> >
> > Do you happen to know what app will display this file? At the top, it says
> > %!PS-Adobe-3.0
> > ....and the next line says
> > %%Creator: PSCRIPT.DRV Version 4.0
> >
> > Looks like a Postscript file(?)
> >
> > Btw, I actually thought I had a copy of Nathan Kopp's paper in some form,
> > downloaded long ago; but no luck in my file searches.
> Those that have a postscript printer could just try to "drop" or copy the file
> to the printer to get a printout.
> Some Linux distribution have a ps2pdf utility installed that can convert the
> postscript file to a PDF file. See the attached PDF file, that has been
> converted that way.
> --
> Tor Olav
> http://subcube.com
> https://github.com/t-o-k

Thanks for the file ! I have a profane feeling that many of the statements made
in the paper are no longer relevant as of POV 3.8 aren't they?
Some pov/branch developer review where he would strike out all solved issues  or
changed behaviours may save some energy. would a lot remain useful information?

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