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Re: SGI releases OpenGL sources!

Correction:  SGI has released the source for GLX (the interface between
OpenGL and Xlib).

I speculate that they didn't do this to compete with Mesa, but they did
it to help.  SGI has always supported Mesa, mentioning it just about
everywhere they can.  It _is_ "a really good free OpenGL", but it's
lacking a few things, most predominently a complete implementation of
GLX.  I suspect the SGI GLX source release is intended to change that.

Dan Kegel wrote:
> Check this out:
> http://www.sgi.com/newsroom/press_releases/1999/february/opengl.html
> I bet Mesa was making enough progress that they figured
> it was only a matter of time before there was a really
> good free OpenGL, so they might as well join the parade...
> - Dan
> --
> Speaking only for myself, not for my employer