Re: Announcing: Project Ridley

On Sun, 2005-08-21 at 15:54 -0400, Havoc Pennington wrote:
> On Sun, 2005-08-21 at 14:54 -0400, Pat Suwalski wrote:
> > Grzegorz Dąbrowski wrote:
> > > It would be nice also include
> > 
> > I definitely concur here. gtkglext works very well as a GTK based OpenGL
> > widget.
> > 
> > I never thought to ask if there is interest in making it part of GTK,
> > but Project Ridley seems a good opportunity to think about it.
> > 
> My .02 is "yes," GL integration seems both a small amount of code and
> broadly useful ... it might want to be a different DSO even though the
> source is in the gtk tarball, though.

  Yes, exactly, in a different DSO.  I'd hate to see every gtk+
application out there linked to the OpenGL library.

  OpenGL is a great concept, but in practice, and especially in Linux,
you rarely get hardware accelerated OpenGL anyway, so what's the point.


Gustavo J. A. M. Carneiro
<gjc inescporto pt> <gustavo users sourceforge net>
The universe is always one step beyond logic

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