RE: Triangle Normals

From: Anthony D. Martin (
Date: Thu Jan 11 1996 - 21:19:05 EET

On Thu, 11 Jan 1996, BROCK ROONEY wrote:

> On Normal importance:
> Normals are of most value on the edges. But due to the matching
> procedure between adjacent surfaces, the normals at the edges are
> probably unreliable.

Isn't there more information in a normal at the vertex? It seems to me
that an edge normal is restricted to lie in the plane perpendicular to that
edge, and you could get the edge normal from the vertex normals, but not
the other way around? Certainly the edge normal is easier to get.


This archive was generated by hypermail 2.1.2 : Tue Jun 05 2001 - 22:37:06 EEST