These are some of the things we are doing now. Unless otherwise stated,
they are only available in the latest developer version (0.19) in CVS.
New RT scene format
A new RT scene format. A much easier-to-modify grammar with more
flexible types, automatic conversion, more global functions, and
object-based functions. Anyone who has used C, C++, or Java for
programming should recognize and feel more comfortable with some of the
constructs and syntax used here.
This new RT format is breaking backwards compatibility. The old language
was nearly impossible to modify, and full of bugs. As such, I think this
is a HUGE leap forwards for panorama. A translator from the old language
to the new one was in progress, and may become active again.
Quadric shapes have been added, and are nearly functional. They will
allow the creation of cones, cylinders, spheres, paraboloids, spheroids,
and other shapes that can be defined by a quadratic function.
These are some of the things we were doing, however, time
constraints and lack of interest have put these on hold:
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