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    Re: OpenGL 3 Updates

    OpenAxeMurderer?
    GLPsycho?

    But anyway... Where are my volatile textures? Doh!
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    ...and will intel even bother?
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    microsoft = winning;

    while( knackered == alive )
    {
    DoStuff();

    if( linuxPopularity > 0.0 )
    knackered = dead;
    }
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    ;)
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    Not true - we know the new API will, most likely, definately be called OpenGL 3...
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    Like the 'plans' for last october ? :p
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    That's why we have St. George!
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    How about creating a 'dummy' rendering thread (with wglShareLists) which draws the new textures to a 1x1 FBO to force an upload. Unless you're seriously CPU/GPU bound I doubt you'd see any relevant...
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    err... oui ma bonne pomme de terre. Je parlais du google avec langue fourchue et ensuite ą dīner.


    Yeah - I was the man who was forced to take french O-level at school, until I managed a...
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    APPLE_object_purgeable...

    That's certainly a step in the right direction.

    But I've just had an idea. What would suit *me* perfectly would be to enable textures to have additional properties -...
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    parlez vous anglais?
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    Basically, my requirements are for displaying thumbnails of photographs. I want to use the following strategy:-

    vram: 8192 64x64 6:1 compressed thumbs (total 16mb forced into vram - ie a high...
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    I just want GL3 to offer volatile textures. If the driver decides to kick the texture out of vram, then I'll decide whether to keep a copy in ram, or recreate the texture on the fly. And surely this...
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    quote]
    I disagree. Graphics cards are no longer 'graphics cards'. They're extra computers added into a slot on your motherboard. I think it's about time we treated them as such.

    I did not say...
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    #1 Personal note to self - don't post when under the influence of red wine ;-)
    #2 I've been accused of not wanting 3D graphics. Not true - it's just not what interests ME.

    To cass - How exactly...
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    to bobvodka...

    Personaly, I couldn't give a rat's arse about 3D features. I haven't played a game on a PC for about 10-15 years. I have a commercial interest in a high perforance graphics API,...
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    I disagree. Graphics cards are no longer 'graphics cards'. They're extra computers added into a slot on your motherboard. I think it's about time we treated them as such.

    The next 'next gen' API...
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    What updates? ;-)
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    Is there some sort of 'beta' testing going on with NDAs in place? Are we going to get a suprise release imminently?

    BTW (this being as good a place as any) what will the minimum hardware...
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    Re: OpenGL 3 Updates

    Meaning you've sought an answer and got one? Do tell.
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