On Sun, Jan 10, 2010 at 03:25:44PM +0100, trumpetto wrote:
> 1. Is it possible to add a random-function. I read you do not want to
> focus on any artistic aspects with OpenSCAD but I'd love to go there
> anyway :-)
hmm.. sure would it be possible. I'd guess you want a random function
that returns the same list of values for every recompile and is
configureable using a seed value, right? I've added that to the todo list.
> 2. Is it possible to change the 'cylinder' so that its resolution is
> higher when its radius gets bigger, just like the sphere?
tghis is what happens already now. the bigger of the two radii of the
cylinder defines the number of facets.
> 3. Is it possible to add a version_name/number on 'latest'-download zip
> so we can see on the site if there is a new version to test/use?
I think you are talking about the mac os snapshots because the win32
snapshots do contain the svn revision number already as part of their
> 4. Is it smart to use an alternative for the mailinglist so there is a
> online search-able archive created and the messaging gets a bit faster?
> For example http://groups.google.com/
I actually am pretty happy with a simple traditional mailing list..
> 5. How can I help? I started with some short pieces in the manual in
> wikibooks but I'd like to do some more. Shall I add the examples with
> pictures in the OpenSCAD user manual in wikibooks?
I think the documentation is the piece where the most help is needed atm.
examples with pictures would be a great improvement. Zach added pictures
for some of the primitives - but I'm sure there is still much room for
M$ is not the answer. M$ is the question. No is the answer!