[chaoscope] Re: Questions and Suggestions

  • From: "C. Cunningham" <cunningmason@xxxxxxxxx>
  • To: chaoscope@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Sat, 28 Jun 2008 16:44:03 -0400

I'd say it's about time for a new version of Chaoscope.

On Sat, Jun 28, 2008 at 4:31 PM, Chaoscope <chaoscope@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:

> Hi all,
>
> Ben Bischop is a Chaoscope mailing list subscriber. IMVU is a 3D "Second
> Life like" chat client and I guess that when one installs it offers to send
> an invitation to every entry in your email client address book.
>
> Ben's been banned from sending posts to the list until further notice. It's
> about time we get a forum isn't it? I will move the site to a commercial web
> hosting company in a couple of months.
>
> Thanks for your suggestions Rodrigo!
>
> > - a Render more.
>
> This is a feature I'd love to have too! The problem with implementing it is
> the program must be aware that the user hasn't modified anything since the
> render was stopped (bar the number of iterations). And if I need to keep
> track of changes I might as well implement an Undo. So the "Continue Render"
> will come with Undo.
>
> > - the chance to change parameters without reseting the scale.
>
> Try to uncheck "View -> Auto-Adjust". This also makes the preview faster.
>
> > - something like an ok button to enter various parameters instead of
> changing
> > all one by one.
>
> I'm not sure I see the need for this feature. Can you explain further?
>
> > - would be very nice to have a couple side windows specially for the
> > julia to see various sides of the object while moving parameters.
>
> This is feasible and a good idea but more important features need to be
> implemented first.
>
> > - &! to have the ability to save something like a screenshot of the
> > preview window, without any rendering?. In some cases i really like
> > high ISO pictures!.
>
> Could be done too. Although I've seen people posting OpenGL preview
> snapshots in galleries and I wouldn't like potential users to think this is
> the sort of quality you get!
>
> - and well, also a reset button to get back to the initial state of the
> attractor.
>
> Yes, this can be done.
>
> In other news, Peter Jansen created new Julias 3D models with Chaoscope,
> you can see them here:
>
> http://www.strangeattractors.eu/shop/categorie.php?id=4
>
> Regards,
>
> Nicolas Desprez
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