[Paraview] Polyhedron support

Olesen, Mark Mark.Olesen at emcontechnologies.com
Mon Oct 15 06:34:10 EDT 2007

Hi Berk,

I just got the news today that kitware should now have received a copy of
cd-adapco's vtkPolyhedron class.

After you get a chance to look at it, could you give us an estimate how long
it'll take to fit into the kitware vtk?


> -----Original Message-----
> From: Berk Geveci [mailto:berk.geveci at kitware.com]
> Sent: Friday, September 28, 2007 3:17 PM
> To: Olesen, Mark
> Cc: paraview at paraview.org
> Subject: Re: [Paraview] Polyhedron support
> There is a possibility that we might be implementing polyhedron
> support sometime in the future. Note the use of might, possible etc...
> We are not actively working on a polyhedron implementation for VTK.
> So, if the lovely folks at cd-adapco are willing to release their
> vtkPolyhedron, that would be awesome :-) Theirs will be much better
> tested and stable than anything we can do in the near future.
> -berk
> On 9/28/07, Olesen, Mark <Mark.Olesen at emcontechnologies.com> wrote:
> > >From recent communication with people at cd-adapco, it seems that
> they would
> > now be prepared to release their vtkPolyhedron class.
> > However, their implementation would be incompatible with what
> kitware is
> > reportedly developing.
> >
> > There does not seem to be anything yet in the CVS sources ... or
> should I be
> > looking for a particular class?
> >
> > How far along is the development and how the class is to be
> implemented?
> >
> > Would it still be worthwhile to include the cd-adapco version as an
> > intermediate solution and/or as an alternative implementation?
> >
> > The cd-adapco implementation /might/ have the advantage that it
> should
> > likely support non-convex polyhedra. If their implementation somehow
> fits
> > into VTK it would seem like a good idea to have it ASAP.
> > (A bird in the hand ...).
> >
> > /mark
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