On 3/10/07, Rick DeNatale <rick.denatale / gmail.com> wrote:
> On 3/10/07, Robert Dober <robert.dober / gmail.com> wrote:
> > I failed to see one impact of where to put the initial freezer so far.
> > Now that I have eventually looked at James' movie - great job James,
> > really nice - I imagine that it might indeed be a nice thing to start
> > the freezing process somewhere else than in the center of the
> > *viewscreen* that might nicely show how frost growth extends to the
> > other extremity of the viewscreen.
>
> Although, it's been pointed out that the reason it's being modeled as
> a torus is to avoid having to have an infinite plane.
But now I got acquainted to the torus idea although I know that an
infinite plane takes a heck of memory ;). (and a heck of computing
time too as Marvin knows)
>
> If you put the seed near(er) an edge, I think that it just means that
> you're going to see some strange frost coming in from the far edge.
> This might be avoided if you displayed a portion of the grid through a
> clipping window.

Rick I think it is beautiful, well hopefully I can come up with
something this time.

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>
Robert

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