Re: [rp-ml] STL files

From: steve <>
Date: Wed Nov 08 2006 - 01:37:07 EET

Caleb at Chinook Sailing Products wrote:
> Regarding the PLY format: It was also used as the primary mesh data
> format for Cyberware 3D laser scanners & seemed to be quite robust.
> Just from a software users perspective the files size was roughly
> half what the identical file would be in the BINARY STL format. Also
> it would seem to be be pretty easy write I/O support, after a quick
> request to Robert McNeel Assoc, they had Rhino reading & writing
> PLY the next day.

Remember that there are also binary PLY files - they are yet smaller.
Received on Fri Dec 08 00:17:15 2006

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