Linked by David Adams on Thu 29th Jul 2010 17:44 UTC, submitted by Debjit
Graphics, User Interfaces KDE SC 4.5 is about to be released and KDE SC 4.6 is being discussed. However, Martin Graesslin has revealed some details about what they are planning for KDE 4.7. According to Martin's blog post, they are looking at OpenGL 3.0 to provide the compositing effects in KDE SC 4.7. OpenGL 3.0 provides support for frame buffer objects, hardware instancing, vertex array objects, and sRGB framebuffers. Read more here
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RE: More importantly
by Morty on Thu 29th Jul 2010 18:59 UTC in reply to "More importantly"
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And the linked article state as much, but current support for OpenGL 3.0 is not particulary important. Of course the timeframe when such support emerege is.

Since this is about planning a future KDE release, KDE 4.7, estimated to be released more than 12 months from now. Driver support oucht to beome widespread by then, as OpenGL 3.0 has been avalible for some time already.

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