[osg-users] OpenGL 3.1 at GDC

R Fritz rfritz at u.washington.edu
Sun Mar 29 10:08:54 PDT 2009


> I don't think the OSG is ready for an all out marketing assult on  
> the games market.  There are soft targets that will be the easy sell  
> - these are the ones to court first, leave the hard core Windows  
> centric games companies till much later.  The desktop market share  
> is changing with Windows loosing market share (i.e. XP + Vista +  
> Windows 7), and the alternatives are gaining, so the desktop gaming  
> landscape is becoming fragmented, and made more fragmented if people  
> want to target different graphics API's for each platform (i..e DX9  
> for XP, DX10 to Vista + Windows 7, OpenGL for Linux + OSX).  OpenGL  
> can help hold back some the impact of this market fragmentation.

Perhaps some gaming companies might be willing to offer OSG  
development grants, though?  It's to their advantage to keep the  
platform open.

Randolph




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