"On Thursday, game developer Loki Entertainment Software and
members of the open-source community outlined plans to make Linux a
better gaming platform."
"For many 3-D graphics cards in the consumer market, OpenGL
support is spotty. And in many cases, even with proper support, the
current graphics platform for Linux is inefficient when it comes to
3-D, causing OpenGL to run slow at best."
"By early summer the open-source community plans to have
finished both Version 2.4 of the Linux kernel and Version 4.0 of
the Linux graphics system, known as Xfree86, adding better support
for 3-D graphics hardware as well as two new technologies --
direct-rendering infrastructure (DRI) and hardware-accelerated
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