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Old 08-10-2005, 10:23 PM   #1
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What is open GL? I was looking at graphics cards and most had OpenGL 1.5 but some had OpenGL 2.0. Is there a difference between the two?

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Old 08-10-2005, 10:36 PM   #2
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2 is better...i suppose....
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Old 08-10-2005, 11:21 PM   #3
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OpenGL 2 is better. It's an industry standard that allows for exchanging 3D data between applications and graphics cards. There are a lot of functions involved in OpenGL that are used to draw complex 3d scenes. It is very popular for gaming use where it competes with Direct3D to accelerate games.
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I believe that I've heard it (OpenGL) in the coding world...


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are you sure it wasn't open source? open source is a lot more associated with code and programming then opengl is.

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