[Bf-committers] I'd like to kill the soft body module

bjornmose bjornmose at gmx.net
Fri Mar 5 01:39:56 CET 2010

Benjamin Tolputt schrieb:
> While I understand the technical issues you mentioned (not quoted), my
> issue with the above is that you classify softbody as rotten, yet many
> people use it. Were it a recent feature that just didn't work out, you'd
> probably not have as big a problem. The thing is that softbodies have
> been around long enough for people to be using them for more than a
> simple "wow, check this out" fiddle with the feature.
> The real answer to the problem is to FIX the problems with the softbody
> module, not to REMOVE it. Yes, that will take a longer time and more
> developer effort, but until cloth can do everything the softbody module
> has been doing since Blender 2.37 - it is not a replacement and it does
> cut out useful features (see email regarding the muscle system).
Must be me .. but yelling  ' FIX IT' .. sounds not really motivating.

A nice euphemism C.Want  used recently:
'.., but I think it might be a good time to pass the torch to somebody 
who is currently
more active with Blender development -- anybody interested?'
to be continued

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