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An Interesting Direct3D vs. OpenGL History...

Postby jitspoe » Sun Apr 27, 2014 4:18 am

Happened across this and thought some of you might find it interesting:
http://programmers.stackexchange.com/qu ... er-windows - Scroll down to "Birth of Conflict"
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Re: An Interesting Direct3D vs. OpenGL History...

Postby Spike » Sun Apr 27, 2014 5:08 am

I've read that before. the fun part is that its outdated now with all the mobile platforms and webgl and stuff. needs a new chapter. :P
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Re: An Interesting Direct3D vs. OpenGL History...

Postby leileilol » Sun Apr 27, 2014 3:26 pm

Some of it was written a bit off, introducing the Geforce256 (late 1999) right before DX6 (mid 98) which made it appear as if Nvidia were ahead by a year or so.
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Re: An Interesting Direct3D vs. OpenGL History...

Postby jitspoe » Mon Apr 28, 2014 2:29 pm

I didn't say it was an accurate history - just an interesting one. ;)
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