[Bf-committers] replace of the "Export for Second Life" option in the Collada exporter

Campbell Barton ideasman42 at gmail.com
Sat Jun 23 14:41:58 CEST 2012

How about change the option name but keep 'Second Life' as a preset?

On Sat, Jun 23, 2012 at 1:38 PM, Gaia <gaia.clary at machinimatrix.org> wrote:
> Hi;
> Since release 2.62 we have an option in the Collada exporter
> named "Export for Second Life". This option has been added
> because blender's armature exports did not work at all with
> the Second Life Importer. So the necessary modifications have
> been added to the Blender exporter and bound to that option.
> I dislike the fact that this button shows up with an unrelated
> product name clearly visible in the Blender GUI.
> Hence i propose to rename this option to something that
> describes what it does instead of telling for whom it is done :)
> The functionality behind that option was explained to me as
> "Bake rotation matrices" . Now i am not at all familiar with the
> armature system, so i actually can not judge about the naming.
> Ironically an export which was exported with that option can be
> nicely imported to Maya and it even can be imported back to
> Blender itself (although with some issues) So it looks like it does
> something more correct than Blender's original collada export.
> I am not sure about the implications of that either...
> Please let me know your opinion about that. I am willing to change
> this option's name to whatever makes sense as soon as possible
> (for Blender 2.64)
> cheers,
> Gaia
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- Campbell

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