[OpenSCAD] Functional OpenSCAD, working with vertex data

Jordan Brown openscad at jordan.maileater.net
Tue Jan 30 11:49:50 EST 2018


On 1/30/2018 8:41 AM, Parkinbot wrote:
> JordanBrown wrote
>> So you're saying it's better if the objects are simple and direct
>> children of the hull, rather than being a union (through whatever
>> mechanism) of those same objects?
> Exactly. Have a look at the CSG structures. Results of a for loop are
> represented as group node and processed as (implicit) union. And this needs
> to be done by CGAL. 

Not knowing how hull( ) works, I wouldn't have expected there to be a
difference.

Good information, thanks.

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