[PD] Disabling a [gemhead] by default (Re: Writing texture to different sides of cube in GEM)

cyrille henry cyrille.henry at la-kitchen.fr
Tue Aug 26 08:48:07 CEST 2008

Claude Heiland-Allen a écrit :
> PSPunch wrote:
>> I thought the dgemhead and repeat methods were just a matter of 
>> preference. If one is trendy and the other out dated, I guess I can just 
>> drop the one said to be less efficient.
> as far as I understand it, there are now 3 methods:
> 1: double [gemhead]
> 2: [repeat]
> 3: [until] with [gemlist]
2 and 3 is the same "trick". it used to be made with repeat, but since the gemlist object you can now make it external free.

> 1 requires only Gem, but is least efficient
> 2 requires Gem and zexy, but is most efficient
> 3 requires only Gem, but Gem newer than a certain version
> 3 is very close to 2 in efficiency
> They may also have different behaviour, I think (1) implies a built-in 
> [separator] which may or may not be what you want?

yes, the repeat trick have an optional separator, so it's more flexible and can be used for iterative process like LSystem.


> Please correct this if I'm wrong!
> Claude
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