The Register: 3D Labs Open Sources OpenGL HLSL compiler
Jul 03, 2003, 10:00 (0 Talkback[s])
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"Graphics chip maker 3D Labs today began supporting the OpenGL
high-level shader language extension through updated drivers for
its Wildcat VP series of graphics cards.
"The company claims it's the first to implement the high-level
shader language. The HLSL was approved by the OpenGL Architecture
Review Board, the standard's governing body, on 11 June and is
likely to form the basis for OpenGL 2.0, the next major revision of
the open graphics API.
"The OpenGL Shader Language is a C-like language intended to
make programming today's and tomorrow's graphics cores easier as
they become ever more complex.."