[OpenSCAD] User Poll: What do you want to see from OpenSCAD development?

MichaelAtOz oz.at.michael at gmail.com
Tue Nov 12 01:34:02 EST 2019


JordanBrown wrote
> On 11/10/2019 11:33 PM, nop head wrote:
>> Regardless of file format limitations, non manifold objects cannot
>> exist in reality, so I think it should be an error to make one and
>> users should be educated.
>>
>> Two cubes cannot share a zero width edge. They either overlap by at
>> least one atom or are separate. It is no coincidence that STL can
>> represents all physically realisable objects.
> 
> While that's mathematically true, in practical reality it's not.
> 
> In practical reality I can jam two cubes edge-to-edge and get something
> that sure looks like a shared zero-width edge.  Is it really? 

Nothing is certain https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Uncertainty_principle the
edge is a waveform, electron orbits are also waveforms, so who can tell...
Unless you have:

> Heisenberg compensators remove uncertainty from the subatomic
> measurements, making transporter travel feasible. Further technology
> involved in transportation include a computer pattern buffer to enable a
> degree of leeway in the process. When asked "How does the Heisenberg
> compensator work?" by Time magazine, Star Trek technical adviser Michael
> Okuda responded: "It works very well, thank you."





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