[NTG-context] graphics

Taco Hoekwater taco at elvenkind.com
Wed Dec 5 10:02:45 CET 2018



> On 4 Dec 2018, at 19:54, Alan Braslau <braslau.list at comcast.net> wrote:
> 
> 2) to generalize the notion of user data space from the
> two-dimensional drawing space of MetaPost (and the represented page),
> and affine transformations of this 2D space to other coordinate
> systems and dimensions. We are not thinking about 3D rendering or
> raytracing, but rather simple projections and other transformations
> such as polar coordinates. (Of course, log scales, for example are a
> "simple" non-linear transformation.) 

On this note: I would like to have an ‘official’ way to map 3D coordinates
to 2D coordinates with for a camera position with an orthogonal window.

Not the most complicated thing in the world, but it would be nice if
metafun had an ‘official’ way of setting up a scene.

Best wishes,
Taco





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