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JONSKI
03-14-2003, 05:41 PM
In other words, have older capabilities been dropped from later driver releases that were present in earlier releases? For example, Given a particular video card, if the hardware manufacturer feels that a capability has been antiquated and therefore the company no longer feels the need to include it in their drivers.

richardve
03-14-2003, 06:21 PM
Caps??
Why are you talkin' in Direct<peep> language? http://www.opengl.org/discussion_boards/ubb/wink.gif
(may Tux forgive you for saying that on a forum like this)

Afaik only that patch thingie extension from NVIDIA ever got dropped..
(pcmiiw)

tellaman
03-14-2003, 10:57 PM
if memory still serves me nvidia dropped NV_evaluators

richardve
03-15-2003, 04:22 AM
Yes, that's the one I meant!

V-man
03-15-2003, 05:18 AM
I think ARB_vertex_weighting was dropped too, but that's because vertex_program replace them.

Too lazy to check my extension list http://www.opengl.org/discussion_boards/ubb/smile.gif