[Bf-committers] Patch submitted: Equirectangular projection for sky texture

David erwin94 at gmx.net
Sat Nov 26 17:36:06 CET 2011

On Jul 26, 2011, at 8:27 PM, Perry Parks wrote:

> Hello!  I just wanted to let everyone know that I've just submitted a patch
> which allows projecting equirectangular images (360 by 180 degree panorama)
> as a sky texture.
> This should be useful to those using Image-Based Lighting since this
> projection will map to a whole sphere rather than just a hemisphere (as the
> "Sphere" option does).  It also results in much less distortion than using
> angular maps.
> Patch is here:
> http://projects.blender.org/tracker/index.php?func=detail&aid=28094&group_id=9&atid=127

Hi all,

this really simple, but also really useful patch has been sitting
in the tracker for quite some time now.

If anybody with knowledge in that area of code could take a look at that,
it would be greatly appreciated,

thanks, David.

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