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Bug#767050: ITP: tachyon-doc-extra -- Parallel/Multiprocessor Ray Tracing Software -- extra documents

Package: wnpp
Severity: wishlist
Owner: Jerome Benoit <calculus@rezozer.net>

* Package name    : tachyon-doc-extra
  Version         : 0.0.1
  Upstream Author : Jerome Benoit <calculus@rezozer.net>
* URL             : none
* License         : Public Domain
  Programming Lang: raw data
  Description     : Parallel/Multiprocessor Ray Tracing Software -- extra documents

 Tachyon is a portable, high performance parallel ray tracing system
 supporting MPI and multithreaded implementations.  Tachyon is built
 as a C callable library, which can be used with the included demo
 programs or within your own application.  The distribution also
 includes a simple scene file parser front-end which reads a few
 different formats.
 Tachyon implements all of the basic geometric primitives such as
 triangles, planes, spheres, cylinders, etc.  Some of the goals in
 developing Tachyon were to make it fast and for it to parallelize
 well.  These are what set it apart from more full-featured programs
 like POV-Ray, Rayshade, and others.  Tachyon supports enough features
 to be an excellent alternative to slower programs for demanding
 animation and scientific visualization tasks.  As time goes on,
 Tachyon will indeed incorporate more features, but with a continued
 emphasis on rendering performance.
 This package provides extra (large) documents needed by some scene or
 C source examples provided in the tachyon-doc package.

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