[OpenSCAD] example that works in 2009.11, but not it 2010.02

Marius Kintel marius at kintel.net
Mon Apr 5 18:12:47 CEST 2010


On Apr 5, 2010, at 17:38 PM, Britton Kerin wrote:

> A tiny little useful feature to add is the GNU-style --version flag.
ack

> There are still a couple of things I don't understand though:
> 
> 1.  Why doesn't reversing the path order (i.e. 20, 19, ..., 1, 0 in the original example) fix the problem?
> 
Hm, that's indeed mysterious. I'll investigate it..

> 2.  The 2D subsystem draws in X and y as the above polygon page shows.  But the rotate_extrude command appears
>      rotate about the Z axis (by default at least).  Is there an implicit step in which 2D figure are reoriented before extrusion? 
> 
Yes, it's a curious decision. Unfortunately, just changing it will break existing models :(

~/= Marius

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