Linked by Eugenia Loli on Fri 4th Apr 2003 04:44 UTC, submitted by Andrew
OS/2 and eComStation IBM today announced the availability of a 'special edition' of SciTech SNAP Graphics for OS/2. The SciTech System Neutral Access Protocol (SNAP) Graphics for OS/2 IBM Special Edition (a.k.a. SNAP Graphics/SE) is a set of graphic adapter device drivers (GRADD) supporting a variety of chip sets from the leading chip set manufacturers. SNAP Graphics/SE is the new compatible replacement for previous versions of SciTech Display Doctor for OS/2 IBM Special Edition (SDD/SE).
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by on Fri 4th Apr 2003 05:43 UTC
*sigh*
by The Lone OSer on Fri 4th Apr 2003 11:42 UTC

Hardware OpenGL, thats what OS/2 really needs to help it be comparable as an OS again.. that, and a dang huge price drop.

Re: *sigh*
by Ronald on Fri 4th Apr 2003 12:48 UTC

All I want is anti-aliasing under OS/2. ;)

Hardware OpenGL isn't that much needed and IMO the price is ok.

Marketing-speak overload...
by Paul Eggleton on Fri 4th Apr 2003 13:07 UTC

graphic adapter device drivers (GRADD)

You gotta be kidding me...

Acronyms are fun! (AAF)
by Anonymous on Fri 4th Apr 2003 13:40 UTC

This is the worst overuse of acronyms (TITWOOA). I have ever seen in a technology news post (IHESIATNP). Did the poster thing he would look more intelligent? (DTPTHWLMI)

Instead, he ended up looking stupid (IHEULS).

Interview
by Eike Hein on Fri 4th Apr 2003 15:16 UTC

Interesting, the name SciTech SNAP popping up all over the place right now. I think an interview would be very nice, OSNews!

Re: Marketing-speak overload...
by Bruno G. Albuquerque on Fri 4th Apr 2003 16:55 UTC

Actually GRADD, under OS/2, specifically refers to the Object-Oriented driver model (as opposed to the standard driver model). It may look like a cheesy acronym for people who do not know that but it is actually a good thing to mention for OS/2 users.

Re: Acronyms are fun!
by Andrew on Fri 4th Apr 2003 19:48 UTC

Wow - as much as I would like to take credit for the cool acronyms;) - the text is from the IBM page announcing the product so please, lets give credit where credit is due.