View Full Version : OpenGL history??!? need help

06-05-2002, 05:18 AM
I am looking for at good history site that has something on the history of OpenGL, and perhaps a history comparison between OGL and D3D.

can anybody help me?

06-05-2002, 05:49 AM
Here is one interesting link on the OpenGL & D3D relationship. It's a bit dated now but is a good exposition of what happened back then:

Here's the newsgroup history discussion thread:

That one is tough to parse.

Another link on the technical stuff, the identity of the authors in some of the stuff is significant.

06-05-2002, 07:05 AM
Thank you very much

06-05-2002, 12:14 PM
I read the article by Carmack in the first link ... wow ... couldn't have said it better myself http://www.opengl.org/discussion_boards/ubb/smile.gif