[OpenSCAD] F5 works, but F6 gives: ERROR: CGAL error in CGAL_Nef_polyhedron3():
arnholm at arnholm.org
Thu Jan 18 13:47:21 EST 2018
On 18. jan. 2018 15:23, Parkinbot wrote:
> Polyhedron and polygon is like Peek and Poke of BASIC. While it opens the
> door to hell, it does all the rest, what you can't do with the ordinary
My point was simply that the door to hell does not have to be wide open
for everyone all the time. You can open it when you want to.
> History has shown that any accepted language needs such backdoors
> and I don't see anything wrong in having some features for power users of
> OpenSCAD, as they give most of the qualified feedback and do most of the
> testing and "marketing" by producing impressive designs.
I think you scanned my post too fast, because I never said there is
anything wrong with power features, on the contrary I said power
features are legitimate. My message is to support the needs of both
novices as well as power users, and my post suggested ways of doing it.
> To be honest,
> without polyhedron I would have dropped the language after three weeks of
> use, latest. In my eyes it is the real expressive power of OpenSCAD. Why
> castrate it - and break a lot of code out there? Because a novice user can
> stumble over it?
To my knowledge, nobody suggests dropping polyhedron.
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