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The Register: Microsoft Quits OpenGL Board

Mar 04, 2003, 16:00 (13 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Andrew Orlowski)

"Microsoft has tendered its resignation from the consortium governing the OpenGL standard, signalling an intention to go it alone with its Direct3D graphics platform.

"Microsoft was a founding member of the Open GL architecture review board (ARB), and in a letter to ARB members seen by The Register, said it would "focus our energies on improving and evolving our own Windows graphics platform", from mid-February.

"The OpenGL ARB website still listed Microsoft as a member today..."

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