The Register: Microsoft Quits OpenGL Board
Mar 04, 2003, 16:00 (13 Talkback[s])
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"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