[OpenSCAD] minkowski - how to keep exact dimensions

G. Wade Johnson gwadej at anomaly.org
Thu May 7 08:12:03 EDT 2015


On Thu, 7 May 2015 12:36:26 +0100
nop head <nop.head at gmail.com> wrote:

> Yes being able to curve 3D space would be useful.

<grin/> +1

> On 7 May 2015 at 12:05, <arnholm at arnholm.org> wrote:
> 
> > On 2015-05-07 09:30, Stefan Krister wrote:
> >
> >> Step by step in a for loop I sliced (via an intersection) the long
> >> object and got many slices. Then I rotate each slice and transform
> >> it to the right place along a circle.
> >>
> >
> > Not sure how that works and it sounds complicated. I admit the
> > result looks good, though....
> >
> > I guess what would be really cool is to perform all modelling just
> > like you did in some other 3d parameter space, and then simply
> > describe how the 3d parameter space transforms into ordinary 3d
> > cartesian space. In this case the parameter space would be
> > cylindrical...
> >
> > Carsten Arnholm
> >
> >
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