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Re: T-Junctions re-visited
avatarMarch 15, 2013 12:27PM
The driver almost certainly does convert the quad to triangles, but the calculated average surface normal will be different, because with quads, the point has exactly two contributing normals, which averate to a normal pointing away from the centerline of the cylinder (as desired). However, when the normal smoothing is done on the triangles, one facet will have two triangles contributing to the given point, while the other facet only has one. This will cause the normals on the bottom of the cyllinder to get pulled one way (say clockwise), while the top ones get pulled the opposite way (say counterclockwise). This leads to visible artifacts.
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Re: T-Junctions re-visited Travis Cobbs407March 14, 2013 03:23PM
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Re: T-Junctions re-visited Ben Supnik408March 14, 2013 08:15PM
Re: T-Junctions re-visited Roland Melkert401March 15, 2013 11:29AM
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