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alanchinese
08-06-2000, 08:18 AM
what is the difference between OGL and VTK?
I know that a lot of people learn vtk after ogl, why?
Thankx.

Siwko
08-07-2000, 07:17 AM
For starters, VTK is written using the OpenGL API.

Secondly, VTK sucks for general purpose 3D graphics.

Thirdly, VTK leaks memory left and right with the misuse of even 1 parameter.

Fourthly, VTK is object oriented and complex.

Fifthly, VTK is used primarily for visualization applications (ie: industrial/scientific apps).

And finally, VTK is primarily written for the Unix community - their Win version support sucks bigtime.

Thats all.

Siwko