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Re: Hoses
February 15, 2013 04:50AM
The problem is that in hose you cannot use primitives other than triangles since every hose segment is someway different from any other.
Furthermore LDraw based softwares are not able to read complex data structures like triangle stripes or indexed based geometry indicating with that an ordered list of vertices with a list group by 3 index pointers defining faces.

I do not use primitive deformation in SR3DBuilder since it is a bit too much time consuming and do not allow geometry optimization: if you use a primitive, it need to be completely loaded in memory and managed and this causes too many vertex to work with.
Also, be aware from ribbed hose actual definition! It takes over 6500 vertex to define a single segment!

Hoses Attachments Roland Melkert649February 13, 2013 12:31PM
Re: Hoses Philippe Hurbain358February 14, 2013 01:33AM
Re: Hoses Roland Melkert283February 14, 2013 10:13AM
Re: Hoses Philippe Hurbain307February 15, 2013 02:13AM
Re: Hoses Sergio Reano315February 15, 2013 04:50AM
Re: Hoses Philippe Hurbain318February 15, 2013 05:41AM
Re: Hoses Roland Melkert319February 15, 2013 09:30AM
Re: Hoses Roland Melkert441February 15, 2013 09:32AM
Re: Hoses Roland Melkert326February 15, 2013 09:25AM
Re: Hoses Tim Gould263February 14, 2013 12:44PM
Re: Hoses Attachments Roland Melkert284February 14, 2013 01:17PM

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