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Re: [ogl-sample] Re: DGL?

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Subject: Re: [ogl-sample] Re: DGL?
From: Jon Leech <ljp@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Thu, 26 Oct 2000 15:21:12 -0700
In-reply-to: <39F8A901.214D2968@xxxxxxxxxx>; from Tim Wiess on Thu, Oct 26, 2000 at 02:58:25PM -0700
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On Thu, Oct 26, 2000 at 02:58:25PM -0700, Tim Wiess wrote:
> Dave,
> > Do you mean the "Distributed Graphics Library"
> That is what I meant, but I thought DGL was also incorporated into
> Open GL.

    DGL is the remote transport layer for IrisGL, SGI's older 3D API.
Both DGL and IrisGL greatly predate OpenGL, and neither were designed
for crossplatform use.
    Jon Leech

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