[mapserver-dev] OpenGL Proposal

Stephen Woodbridge woodbri at swoodbridge.com
Tue Dec 16 10:22:30 EST 2008

Steve Lime wrote:
> Hi all: Seems like folks are cool with moving forward with that contribution. So I'd like to propose
> the following:
>   - We formally discuss and vote on the OpenGL RFC. It needs to placed either on the website or
> in SVN (which is preferred?). To date the discussion has focused on the merits of OpenGL more 
> than the RFC contents. I can help get it posted.
>   - Add Toby Rahilly and Jonathan Bourke as committers pending their acceptance of the committer 
> guidelines (http://mapserver.gis.umn.edu/development/rfc/ms-rfc-7.1/) with the understanding 
> that their scope of influence is limited to the graphics branch proposed below for the moment.
>   - Create a "graphics" branch were the renderer plug-in work Thomas has been pursuing and the
> OpenGL implementation can be implemented. Thomas can do this I think.
> Steve

+1 on this proposal

The OpenGL work is a very exciting addition to mapserver. I've been 
hoping for years that someone might do this and the results and 
performance stats look very good so far.

-Steve W

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