Re: Rendered output ?

Jim Lowell (jlowell@winternet.com)
Sat, 10 Aug 1996 10:41:08 -0500

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Date: Sat, 10 Aug 1996 10:41:08 -0500
To: quake-dev@gamers.org
From: Jim Lowell <jlowell@winternet.com>
Subject: Re: Rendered output ?

At 10:09 PM 8/10/96 +0800, Chris Cason wrote:
>Excuse if this has already been discussed ...
>
>Has anyone who is working on an editor considered providing export of a world
>(or part thereof) to the input file format of a ray-tracer ? I know some of
>you are building in a ray-tracer, but I'm talking export here.
>
>[Mind you, I'md not saying that such export would be actually _useful_, from
>an editing/creation sense, but it could be interesting ...]
>
>If any of you are interested, email me or followup here (I think it's close
>enough to being on-topic ? Correct me if not.) I'd also be interested in a
>talking about a utility that can read the quake data files and create such
>output.

This is something that I have been interested in doing for a while now. You
will be able to export Thred maps to a simple format which I believe could
easily be converted to PovRay. I don't know if this export working right now
or not, but I'll check and see.

-= Jim Lowell =-