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  Re: Changing the order of block rendering (not starting always topleft)  
From: clipka
Date: 22 Jul 2010 15:36:05
Message: <4c489da5@news.povray.org>
Am 22.07.2010 13:09, schrieb Le_Forgeron:
> Le 22/07/2010 12:29, clipka nous fit lire :
>
>   plus a special mode of operation in which radiosity
>> pretrace code expects the numbers to be consecutive and in the same
>> order in which the blocks are actually dispatched to the individual
>> threads.
>>
>
> Same order, yes (probably), but consecutive...I fear some render_order
> modes are using a kind of double-head implicit list (apart from 0&  1,
> all use alternatives block dispatching : left/right or up/down... as
> even/odd block numbers, look at the pictures of the first message, so as
> to expand the image quickly)

Maybe there's a misunderstanding here. What I mean is not that blocks N 
and N+1 are next to each other, but that if there exists a block with 
number N, there also exists a block with number N+1 (unless it's the 
last block), and that block N+1 is dispatched after block N.


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