#7 Add support to optionally calculate extra polygon data

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cal3d (16)
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2003-09-09
2003-02-20
Justin Hare
No

From the developer forum:

> Is there any chance that the mesh formats and
animation code
> could be extended to handle other vectors of the
surface-local
> space (not just normals, but tangents and binormals too)?
>
> These vectors are commonly needed for per-pixel
lighting,
> and cannot be simulated with extra texture coordinates
> (since they must be properly skinned).

This is something to look into. Are there any other
kinds of data that might be useful? What are the
equations for finding such things?

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