[Bf-committers] Feature Proposal Update again -> Boolean

Bart bf-committers@blender.org
Wed, 18 Aug 2004 13:18:12 +0200

Hey cool!

some reasons about the workflow:

Theodore Schundler wrote:

> I've started some work on a new boolean system by the way, since the
> current one has been frustrating me more & more. I've posted info on
> elyisun: http://www.elysiun.com/forum/viewtopic.php?t=29200
> In my tests it works rather nicely.
> If one of you guys out there uses windows, it would help if you could
> compile a version of blender with the fillVertLoops function for python
> added so more people could test it. If it turns out that my ideas
> actually work and there aren't any fatal flaws in it, then I'll look
> into making a C version to replace the current booleans. (Unless there
> is some convincing argument why the current booleans are superior and
> must stay)
> I don't see any problem with the workflow. You have operations A&B, A|B,
> A-B. A is the first mesh you select, B is the second. Because you are
> selecting the meshes first, you know you have the right mesh selected,
> as opposed to selecting the B mesh afterwards as I think you are
> proposing, where you might select the wrong mesh.
> Also, there isn't much need for a separate option to delete or keep the
> originals. After the boolean operation the original meshes are still
> selected. You can just delete them then in two key strokes if you don't
> want them. And simpler paths through a particular operation is better,
> so extra levels of options are a bad idea unless there is really a good
> reason for them.
> Ted
>>>>bart@neeneenee.de 08/17/04 2:11 PM >>>
> ...and again a update of my proposal. I thought about the boolean
> function:
> http://www.neeneenee.de/blender/features/