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How does an OpenGL specification get written and why use this process?

Mar 16, 2009

AMD’s Nick Haemel blogs about why OpenGL uses the extension process for adding new features. Simplified version: a new feature goes from Idea—> Vendor/ARB Extension—> Core OpenGL Specification, assuming hardware is capable. Extensions are proof-concept that lead to a core specification that is more stable and predictable.

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Posted on 03/16 at 02:08 PM


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