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SGI further opens its OpenGL contributions FsF and Khronos Group herald new license

Category: General

Sep 19, 2008

SGI today announced it is release a new version of the SGI Free Software License B. The license, which now mirrors the free X11 license used by X.Org, further opens previously released SGI® graphics software that has set the industry standard for visualization software and has proven essential to GNU/Linux® and a host of applications. Previous SGI contributions to the free and open source community are now available under the new license. Contributions include the SGI® OpenGL® Sample Implementation, the GLX™ API and other GLX extensions. GLX provides the glue connecting OpenGL and the X Window System™ and is required by any OpenGL implementation using X.

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