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Old 01-14-2014, 03:32 AM   #1
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LXer: Non-Linux FOSS: Persistence of Vision Raytracer (POV-Ray)


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Back in the mid-1990s, a college friend (hi Russ!) and I would put our old 8088 computers to work rendering ray-traced images for days - literally. The end result would be, by today's standards, incredibly low resolution and not terribly interesting. Still, the thought of a computer system creating realistic photos from nothing more than mathequations was fascinating.

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