Perl OpenGL 0.56
bfree at graphcomp.com
Sun Oct 28 23:26:33 UTC 2007
> Are you aware of each others' work? When I last looked at merging them,
> there seemed to be at least some redundancy.
Hi Niko - thanks for responding!
I was not aware of Antti's work... good to make your acquaintance, Antti!
I had attempted to contact the original authors of CPAN's OpenGL module - to
no avail. I did manage to contact Ilya Zakharevich (the final 0.54
contributor), who gave me the go-ahead to enhance the module; I then managed
to get a hold of Ben Bennett (the only remaining CPAN/PAUSE admin with
rights to the OpenGL module) - who turned control over the module to me.
> new features from Antti Lankila ...
Antti - I checked out your page... looks like you added support for the
a.. GL_ARB_multitexture (misses the _s version of glMultiTexCoord*
a.. GL_EXT_texture_env_combine (full support)
a.. GL_EXT_texture_env_dot3 (full support)
a.. GL_NV_texgen_reflection (full support)
0.56 adds support for over 70 extensions, including the 4 above:
http://graphcomp.com/opengl/index.cgi?v=0111s3m2 - and the _s versions of
Let me know if my implementation conflicts with yours - I'll see if we can
merge in the next release. These are fairly simple extensions, so I doubt
that there's much, if any, difference.
In addition, OpenGL::Image adds optimized support for ImageMagick, for use
in loading/saving textures - and OpenGL::Shader for abstracting various
Working with others, I've also added support for MacOS back in 0.55
> Antti, thanks for your work too :) I hope you were informed back when
> your changes were included.
Ditto here! I wish I had found you earlier. I hope that you will be
interested in continuing to support POGL. In any case, it would be great to
get these merged together.
I've also been working with the SDL and PDL guys to colaborate on future
direction - Bob
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