On 2021-01-31 2:06 AM (-4), William F Pokorny wrote:
> On 1/31/21 12:44 AM, William F Pokorny wrote:
>> On 1/30/21 1:46 PM, Le_Forgeron wrote:
>> The block at the top is acting like there are only 4 color channels
>> moving 't' to the fourth channel and not supporting 'f'. The bottom
>> block with the longer names is acting like there are 5 color channels
>> still with both filter and transmit.
>> How is this code consistent? Seems to me only one or the other can be
>> right - meaning one set is wrong. Am I missing something?
> And I am missing something. Just popped into my head. The t doesn't
> stand for transmit. It's just a character index into the last entry of a
> 4D vector (time?). I shouldn't post on getting up in the middle of the
> night - no coffee at all in my system. :-|
That's one of the more confusing aspects of POV-Ray. For clarity, I
only use .t when I'm dealing with non-color 4-D vectors; for colors, I
spell out .filter and .transmit.
Maybe it should be spelled out in the docs in Impact or Arial Black: .t
DOES NOT STAND FOR TRANSMIT!
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