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  09 September 2002
OpenGL 2.0 HLSL announced

It appears that Nvidia's Cg lost out to a shading language which hasnt even been implemented yet
  09 September 2002
Historically, OpenGL has played a far greater role in the development of hardware accelerated 3D than Direct3D, which has greatly changed shape throughout the last few years. D3D has evolved tremendously while OpenGL, being a more mature interface, has more or less stayed the same. I guess it makes more sense to promote and support the OpenGL shader 'slang', since it builds upon a much more mature, industrially adopted, and above all OPEN standard rather than MS' Direct3D.
"I see dead pixels!"
  09 September 2002
Actualy the Wildcat VP ihas full GL2 drivers in beta (e-mail and they will sent them to you). The specs for the OpenGL HLSL were avaiable in 2001 - long before Cg was announced. The gl2 HLSL can do everything Cg can and more.
  09 September 2002
shame 3dlabs wont send my reseller my bloody vp870 :/
  01 January 2006
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