[Sidefx-houdini-list] bundles vs. node groups

Dragos Stefan ds_list at dsg.ro
Tue Jun 17 02:54:27 EDT 2008


In theory there should be only bundles, as they are supposed to do what 
node groups do and also work with different networks.
In practice bundles are basically broken, as they fail to implement some 
essential groups functionality and they are also buggy.

Dragos


Andrew D Lyons wrote:
> Hi,
> 
> What are people favoring these days - opgroups or bundles?
> 
> http://odforce.net/wiki/index.php/LightandShadowMasks
> http://www.sidefx.com/docs/houdini9.1/ref/panes/bundles
> 
> There seems to be a lot of functionl overlap in a rendering context -
> but if anything it looks like operator groups are better integrated
> and a more generic node grouping mechanism. I'm wondering what
> operator groups are missing that makes bundles attractive - other than
> the drag and drop UI?  Or what I'm missing about bundles that makes
> them the obvious choice...
> 
> Cheers
> 



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