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kRogue
09-30-2009, 03:10 PM
This first suggestion should be quite low hanging fruit:

For depth stencil textures, provide a _direct_ way to get the stencil value from the texture. (There is a really old nVidia extension GL_NV_copy_depth_to_color that lets one copy the stencil to an alpha channel, but, sill to have to do that).

The second suggestion, I am not so sure it is even possible on current hardware:

"Blend support" for integer render targets, probably not identical to what we have for decimal (be it fixed or floating point), but most of it (like drop ONE_MINUS_WHATEVER).

Together with GL_NV_texture_barrier, one can then do some additional interesting deals with integer targets (where as now they are limited to just logic ops).