[Xorg] Re: X on OpenGL

Alan Cox alan at lxorguk.ukuu.org.uk
Sun Jul 11 11:27:54 PDT 2004

On Sul, 2004-07-11 at 04:55, Jon Smirl wrote:
> Microsoft is doing the same thing for their Longhorn release except
> they use Direct3D instead of OpenGL.
> Linux is going to be last man to the party if we don't speed things up.

Can opengl effectively extract 2D scroll/blit - that will matter for
s/w mesa on 2D hardware ?

As to missing the boat, give them 2 or 3 years and OpenGL itself will be
missing the boat in favour of raytracing hardware ;)

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