[Bf-committers] Draco open source 3D compression from Google

Ton Roosendaal ton at blender.org
Thu Feb 2 11:25:07 CET 2017


This would first be something for web projects I guess.

The claim made in the blog post is also unclear. As one of the commenters (Lubos) writes:
"I miss in the article information which file format they compressed"

I'm afraid they used an ascii format and compare it with theirs.


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> On 02 Feb 2017, at 07:12, Chris Lee <infin8eye at gmail.com> wrote:
> I am keen to find out more about how this could be added to Blender, but I
> do not know where it would even show up in the interface, when used.
> Would Google's Draco compression be something that is added to 3D object
> exporting as an option?
> Kind Regards,
> Chris "*Chips*" Lee
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> On 17 January 2017 at 03:35, Chris Lee <infin8eye at gmail.com> wrote:
>> A colleague pointed this out the other day. Google has released an open
>> source 3D compression library called Draco.
>> https://opensource.googleblog.com/2017/01/introducing-draco-
>> compression-for-3d.html?m=1
>> I am unsure where to start the process of discussing how to find someone
>> to work on adding this option to exported files from Blender. Can you
>> suggest how to get the ball rolling?
>> Regards,
>> Chris Lee
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