[mapserver-dev] OpenGL Contribution

Perry Nacionales naci0002 at umn.edu
Fri Dec 12 15:14:34 EST 2008


This is great news!  I see AGG and OpenGL implementations as 
complementary--some servers will be able to take advantage of OpenGL and 
other will not.  If your proposal to give them an svn branch to get 
their work in is up for a vote, then I'll start with +1.


Steve Lime wrote:
> Hi all: I wanted to bring an offline conversation I've been having to the -dev list for further consideration.
> Toby Rahilly and Jonathan Bourke have developed OpenGL support for MapServer and would like to contribute
> it to the main code base. I've seen output from their work and it looks nice. One big benefit is performance 
> under the right circumstances. Seems like a very interesting addition to MapServer.
> I've attached a draft RFC they put together. If folks think this is something worthwhile pursuing then I'd
> propose creating a branch in svn for them to work in. Other ideas welcome.
> Steve
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