[Mesa-dev] S2TC - yet another attempt to solve the "S3TC issue"

Rudolf Polzer divverent at xonotic.org
Mon Aug 8 21:42:44 PDT 2011

On Mon, Aug 08, 2011 at 02:03:59PM -0700, Corbin Simpson wrote:
> Unless I missed something, we (the Mesa developers) do not endorse using
> S3TC at all, anywhere in the stack, as long as it is patented.

Here, you reference the "full" S3TC implementation:


All I am asking for is ALSO a reference to the "restricted" S2TC implementation

I'd do it myself, if the page were not "immutable".

> Have you actually talked to any distros?

I have no contact person to these, thus no influence. I am at the moment preparing
a PKGBUILD for Arch Linux, but that is about all I can do without having contact to
people at the distros who decide such things.

Best regards,

Rudolf Polzer

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