Given the prevalence of DirectX nowadays, we tend to forget that 10 years ago an all-out war was being waged between Microsoft and Silicon Graphics in the field of 3D APIs. The two companies were both trying to win over developers, with Microsoft using its financial muscle and SGI relying on its experience and its reputation in the field of real-time 3D.

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Created by anna 13 years 35 weeks ago – Made popular 13 years 35 weeks ago
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13 years 35 weeks 5 days 20 hours ago


Direct X will win

when its open source and I can run it on GNU/Linux under X natively.

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