[Bf-committers] OpenGl in windowsVista ... bad news....
bart at neeneenee.de
Sat Aug 6 21:32:43 CEST 2005
That's typical M$, hope there are enough other people from the indutry
fighting against this f...ing plan.
Frédéric van der Essen schrieb:
> Quote from www.opengl.org :
> Microsoft's current plan for OpenGL on Windows Vista is to layer OpenGL
> over Direct3D in order to use OpenGL with a composited desktop to obtain
> the Aeroglass experience. If an OpenGL ICD is run - the desktop
> compositor will switch off - significantly degrading the user
> experience. In practice this means for OpenGL under Aeroglass:
> * OpenGL performance will be significantly reduced - perhaps as much as 50%
> * OpenGL on Windows will be fixed at a vanilla version of OpenGL 1.4
> * No extensions will be possible to expose future hardware innovations
> It would be technically straightforward to provide an OpenGL ICD within
> the full Aeroglass experience without compromising the stability or the
> security of the operating system. Layering OpenGL over Direct3D is a
> policy decision more than a technical decision.
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