Softimage mailing 2016 year in review


Hi there and welcome to 2017 !
Here’s a few stats and the obligatory word cloud for the past year on the Softimage mailing list.
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  • 3282 posts
  • 406 topics
  • 233 different posters

Top 25 posters

*number of posts in parentheses
  1. Morten Bartholdy (219)
  2. Olivier Jeannel (179)
  3. Pierre Schiller (151)
  4. Mirko Jankovic (119)
  5. Chris Marshall (106)
  6. Sebastien Sterling (85)
  7. Sven Constable (84)
  8. Stephen Blair (74)
  9. Matt Lind (71)
  10. Steven Caron (67)
  11. Jason S (60)
  12. Jordi Bares (60)
  13. Leendert A. Hartog (54)
  14. Rob Wuijster (52)
  15. pedro santos (52)
  16. Cristobal Infante (51)
  17. Angus Davidson (48)
  18. Ognjen Vukovic (48)
  19. Fabricio Chamon (41)
  20. Martin Yara (40)
  21. adrian wyer (37)
  22. Adam Seeley (36)
  23. Andrew Prostrelov (34)
  24. Stephen Davidson (34)
  25. Matt Morris (33)

Top 25 topics

*number of posts in parentheses

  1. Autodesk acquires Solid Angle (139)
  2. Goodbyes (was this is the end…) (97)
  3. this is the end…… (83)
  4. Redshift users? (70)
  5. Wiki EOL soon (70)
  6. So.. Maya rigging is still a thing… (66)
  7. PyQtForSoftimage Examples “”Out of present range”” error (60)
  8. Ping (39)
  9. Softimage EOL 2017 – The chronicles of a giant (documentary) (35)
  10. New render layers in maya (35)
  11. Softimage and CMYK (32)
  12. Reminiscing (31)
  13. “OTOY announces availability of OctaneRender 3 and OctaneRender Cloud, previews Brigade/OctaneRender” (30)
  14. Soft 2 Houdini (30)
  15. City generator? (30)
  16. Momentum / implosiafx plugins (29)
  17. 1 texture per polygon (28)
  18. object parenting in maya (28)
  19. Robinsons drink effect (25)
  20. -Camera. Frames issues (24)
  21. Wrapped (22)
  22. OT Houdini build Array VOP question (and a bit of rant) (21)
  23. Motion Tracking (21)
  24. OT Maya: (Please god tell me i’m not alone with this) (20)
  25. Warcraft Creating The Horde (20)
    Friday Flashback #265 (20)

Top topics by month

Jan
  • Redshift users? (70)
  • So.. Maya rigging is still a thing… (66)
  • this is the end…… (62)
  • OT Maya: (Please god tell me i’m not alone with this) (20)
  • Happy New Year list (16)
  • photoscan on peaople (16)

Feb

  • Goodbyes (was this is the end…) (72)
  • Softimage and CMYK (32)
  • 1 texture per polygon (27)
  • this is the end…… (21)
  • City generator? (21)

Mar

  • OT Houdini build Array VOP question (and a bit of rant) (21)
  • -Camera. Frames issues (17)
  • Beta of new Binary Alchemy shaders available for free (16)
  • “XSI and Window 10, the bright future” (15)
  • ICE – how to align instances to edges? (13)

Apr

  • Autodesk acquires Solid Angle (139)
  • New render layers in maya (35)
  • “OTOY announces availability of OctaneRender 3 and OctaneRender Cloud, previews Brigade/OctaneRender” (30)
  • Wrapped (22)
  • Distribute between knots? Know the percentage position of a knot? (19)

May

  • Momentum / implosiafx plugins (29)
  • Change object visibility with another object? (19)
  • Compositing app choice (18)
  • equirectangular uv (17)
  • Alembic advices (16)

Jun

  • PyQtForSoftimage Examples “”Out of present range”” error (43)
  • Path constrained camera and endless loop (16)
  • external” Python crashes Softimage onstartup (15)
  • exit from a CustomTool (15)
  • ICE and Mental Ray – seen anything like this? (13)
  • Convert PIC files (13)

Jul

  • Motion Tracking (21)
  • PyQtForSoftimage Examples “”Out of present range”” error (14)
  • Soft to Maya Bridge (14)
  • OT: Softs Duplicate Symmetry in Maya? (11)
  • “Camera warpers / deformers / lattice, anyone?” (9)

Aug

  • Wiki EOL soon (56)
  • Reminiscing (31)
  • aaOcean – SI 2014 – How to set it up on a scene? (15)
  • OT: GearVR + Mocap Suit = Full Body in VR (15)
  • redshift materials show gray in viewport (15)

Sep

  • object parenting in maya (28)
  • ÜberTage says goodbye: ÜberTage|2016 this Friday, September 16th in Siegen/Germany (17)
  • testing list (14)
  • OT Model shelf in Houdini missing (14)
  • Wiki EOL soon (11)

Oct

  • Ping (39)
  • Soft 2 Houdini (30)
  • Soft 2 Houdini acronyms (11)
  • Cage deformer question (10)
  • Houdini 2 Soft Q – how to write/read Houdini attributes in XSI? (9)

Nov

  • Robinsons drink effect (24)
  • Warcraft Creating The Horde (20)
  • electric plasma effect (18)
  • Exploding fractured mesh (17)
  • Weights Plugin (12)

Dec

  • Softimage EOL 2017 – The chronicles of a giant (documentary) (35)
  • Houdini voronoi to Soft – disconnected faces? (15)
  • thickness – avoiding self intersections (14)
  • render 360 (9)
  • OT: Wireless VR 2.0 (8)
  • Wacom Cintiq 13 (8)
  • Last xsi reel (8)

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