Linked by Thom Holwerda on Mon 20th Mar 2006 17:16 UTC, submitted by Kap
Windows News has leaked that Microsoft has enabled support for OpenGL to work with the Vista compositing desktop, as of the most recent preview build. Previously Microsoft's plan had been to force OpenGL to be translated to Direct3D, reducing performance by 50% and locking the OpenGL version to 1.4 only.
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RE: Vendor locking
by Soulbender on Tue 21st Mar 2006 08:42 UTC in reply to "Vendor locking"
Soulbender
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2005-08-18

"It would be a smart move for microsoft (in the company's POV) if Vista ditched/artificially break openGL."

Only if you consider losing big and prestigious clients a smart thing to do.

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