Talk:Legacy OpenGL

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Not happy with page

Personally I'm still far from being happy with this page. Does anyone have a problem with summarizing deprecated features as is done in the 3.0 spec in the corresponding sections? Another thing I really can't understand is why people equate immediate mode to legacy OpenGL. Also, the reasons why one should use modern OpenGL are vague and incomprehensive. We should provide precise and convincing examples and offer a real explanation of the matter. Any content-related objections? thokra (talk) 09:56, 5 September 2012 (PDT)

You can summarize it if you wish, but really, it'd just be a copy-and-paste job from the spec. Also, it would be a very large section, so it would be best if it were moved to the bottom.
As for why "immediate mode" is equated to "legacy OpenGL", that's because it's been removed from core OpenGL 3.1 and above. That's how this page defines "legacy": the stuff that's been removed. As for "precise and convincing examples", it's up to each individual person to decide what is "precise and convincing". Alfonse (talk) 10:06, 5 September 2012 (PDT)