[ut2003io] Microsoft = Epic's new publisher?

Matthew Arnold marnold at ez-net.com
Wed Sep 17 18:06:23 EDT 2003

David Krider wrote:

> What is
> more worrisome is whether or not the hardware makers (nVidia and ATI)
> will continue to create drivers that support the OpenGL spec with good
> performance. Matrox found out it was too hard, and basically gave up. On
> the other hand, I have good hope for both, because they keep making new
> cards specifically tailored for this market, and the technology trickles
> down.

As long as John Carmack keeps cranking out engines, NVIDIA and ATI will 
support OpenGL. When Carmack hangs 'em up, there will be problems. By 
this I mean no disrespect to Tim Sweeney, et al, but Carmack is pretty 
much the champion of OpenGL.


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