Unofficial File parts/2859c00.dat
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File Header:
0 ~Train Track  9V Point Right
0 Name: 2859c00.dat
0 Author: Kevin Roach [KROACH]
0 !LDRAW_ORG Unofficial_Shortcut
0 !LICENSE Redistributable under CCAL version 2.0 : see CAreadme.txt

0 BFC CERTIFY CCW

0 !HISTORY 2012-09-05 [KROACH]  Changed rect-4.dat to quads
0 !HISTORY 2012-09-05 [KROACH]  Made BFC compliant
0 !HISTORY 2012-09-07 [KROACH]  Fix the mirror problem
0 !HISTORY 2015-01-22 [Steffen] swapped s\2865s04l.dat and s\2865s04r.dat
0 !HISTORY 2019-06-02 [Steffen] used s\2865s04.dat

Status:
7 subfiles aren't certified. (SSSSSSSN)
Size: 335138 bytes
Reviewers' certifications:
Steffen=novote
dulcaoin=novote
Required (unofficial) subfiles:
~Train Track 9V Bottom Plate Right
Status: Needs more votes. (N)
Download: parts/2863.dat
~Train Track 9V Contact Plate 1
Status: 1 'hold' vote. (HN)
~Train Track 9V Contact Plate 2
Status: 1 'hold' vote. (HN)
~Train Track 9V Contact Plate 3
Status: Needs more votes. (N)
~Train Track 9V Wire 1
Status: Needs admin review. (CCN)
~Train Track 9V Wire 2
Status: Needs admin review. (CCN)
Related (unofficial) subfiles:
Train Track 9V Point Right Straight
Status: 2 subfiles aren't certified. (CSSN)
Train Track 9V Point Right Branching
Status: 2 subfiles aren't certified. (CSSN)
File reviews and updates:
At Sat Sep 8 19:55:07 2012, the file was initially submitted.
Submitted by: Steffen
Comments:
subfiled

At Sat Sep 8 20:30:16 2012, a new version of the file was submitted.
Submitted by: Steffen
Comments:
changed origin to match the other official train points

At Sat Sep 8 21:40:02 2012, the following review was posted:

Reviewer: Steffen
Certification: hold
Comments:
Admin, could you please convert this from a subpart to a ~part ?

At Sat Sep 8 23:10:02 2012, the following review was posted:

Reviewer: Steffen
Certification: hold
Comments:
this edge is too short
2 4 -300 0 -60 -290 0 -60.5

At Mon Sep 10 10:25:17 2012 part 'parts/s/2859s00.dat' was renamed to 'parts/2859'.
At Mon Sep 10 10:27:37 2012 part 'parts/2859' was renamed to 'parts/2859.dat'.
At Mon Sep 10 18:45:05 2012 a Parts Tracker Admin edited the header.
At Tue Sep 11 19:50:31 2012 part 'parts/2859.dat' was renamed to 'parts/2859c00.dat'.
At Sun Sep 16 10:05:04 2012, a new version of the file was submitted.
Submitted by: Steffen
Comments:
- removed vertical flipping of bottom plate
- fixed BFC errors

Existing certification-votes were deleted.
At Sun Oct 14 02:55:02 2012, a new version of the file was submitted.
Submitted by: Steffen
Comments:
update reference to s/2859s05.dat

At Thu Jan 22 16:55:00 2015, a new version of the file was submitted.
Submitted by: Steffen
Comments:
swapped 2865s04l.dat and 2865s04r.dat

At Thu Jan 22 17:00:01 2015, the following review was posted:

Reviewer: Steffen
Certification: hold
Comments:
as this is a shortcut, it may only consist of parts, which then may use s\ files. restructuring is needed.

At Thu Jan 22 17:40:01 2015, the following review was posted:

Reviewer: Steffen
Certification: novote
Comments:
downgrading to novote

Question: is the GEOMETRY of this part correct? i.e., the angle of the curved side track? does it end at the correct position and angle?

At Sat Jun 1 23:30:01 2019, a new version of the file was submitted.
Submitted by: Steffen
Comments:
used s\2865s04.dat

Existing certification-votes were deleted.
At Sun Oct 6 15:25:01 2019, the following review was posted:

Reviewer: dulcaoin
Certification: novote
Comments:
Each of the conductors in this part should be turned into a subpart. While this will be a lot of work, they are separate items, and -- the good news -- several are used more than once in the model; one straight conductor twice and another three times.

At Sun Oct 6 16:25:01 2019, the following review was posted:

Reviewer: Steffen
Certification: novote
Comments:
I think different here.
We should release this part once its basic geometry is correct (connection points to other track parts).
Reasoning: the part is heavily complex, and striving for 100% perfection here will make it sit around for even more years.
I think we should release a geometrically correct version (which may have imperfections still), and do the remaining work in a subsequent iteration.
Currently, people cannot really play with this part (as an official part),
instead have to use this unofficial one,
and this situation is already like that for years. After such a long time asking for even more work seems not a good way to go for me.
There seems not really to be time available for people to take care of this part, so we should maximize the benefit whilst at the same time minimize the effort.
This to me means: check the basic fundamental geometry and release it in a first iteration.

At Mon Oct 7 13:25:01 2019, the following review was posted:

Reviewer: dulcaoin
Certification: novote
Comments:
It looks like you're the current primary author of the part at this point, so it's of course up to you how much time you want to put in before trying to get it to official status.

Given the stature of the part, I'm sure you'll get your certify votes.

Since I'm the "LDRAW numbers guy" since the start, I always vote (mostly) based on proper numbering, so I'll of course abstain from voting until a later iteration is available.

For what it's worth, I noticed after commenting that the straight track uses subparts for its metal portions; they're more metal primitives, but that element could be turned into proper numbering with the rails as separate parts in a matter of minutes, so some of the groundwork for this has been laid.

At Sat Oct 12 12:05:01 2019, the following review was posted:

Reviewer: Steffen
Certification: novote
Comments:
no, the primary author is Kevin.
I am just interested in getting this part out in a 1st iteration, even if necessary with a "Needs Work" note if it has imperfections