September 25, 2001

3D Labs proposes OpenGL 2.0 to kick DirectX

Author: JT Smith

Slashdot: "furiousgreencloud writes "3Dlabs is trying to drive the graphics interface away from hardware specific extentions, as seen in
DirectX. Instead, they are proposing an open (no NDA) dialog on OpenGL 2.0. The guidelines mention good-ol-fashioned
platform independence (linux included) and emphasis on programmability, time control and memory managemenmt. They've
got a PDF availible for consumption."


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