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30 Mar 2023 19:23:13 EDT (-0400)
  Re: Poseray: #version and and file gamma  
From: Thomas de Groot
Date: 20 Sep 2014 07:48:14
Message: <541d697e$1@news.povray.org>
On 19-9-2014 16:10, clipka wrote:
> (2) PoseRay writes image_map statements with a "gamma srgb" and bump_map
> statements with a "gamma 1.0"; both would be redundant if the scene
> specified "#version 3.7", and it is actually recommended to /not/ use
> these statements unless working with image files that are known to cause
> problems with POV-Ray's automatic image gamma handling. (And while I
> haven't tested it, using "gamma srgb" with high dynamic range images by
> default would actually be outright wrong, because these file formats
> default to a gamma of 1.0.)

To be sure: Is this valid for /all/ usual formats as used by Poser for 
instance? jpg? png? tga?

with the exception of course of transparency maps as mentioned below by 
FlyerX, but I suppose also with all maps used as pigment_pattern{} ?


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