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Subject: Re: backface culling w/ camera question



David Arden Stevensonn wrote:

> It seems like backface culling will not totally hide the cube since some of
> its faces still "face" the camera even though the camera is not pointing at
> it.

Nobody ever claimed that backface culling does the entire job of
hidden surface removal. You have to do at least some part of view
frustum culling, too. In the case at hand, what you're missing is
near plane clipping.

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Hans-Bernhard Broeker (broeker@physik.rwth-aachen.de)
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