[NTG-context] graphics

Hans Hagen j.hagen at xs4all.nl
Wed Dec 5 13:59:35 CET 2018


On 12/5/2018 10:02 AM, Taco Hoekwater wrote:
> 
> 
>> 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.
sounds like a challenge for our meta-math-magician Alan

Hans

-----------------------------------------------------------------
                                           Hans Hagen | PRAGMA ADE
               Ridderstraat 27 | 8061 GH Hasselt | The Netherlands
        tel: 038 477 53 69 | www.pragma-ade.nl | www.pragma-pod.nl
-----------------------------------------------------------------


More information about the ntg-context mailing list