[Mesa-dev] [PATCH] docs: Update FAQ with respect to s3tc support

Adam Jackson ajax at redhat.com
Wed Sep 19 21:57:55 UTC 2018

On Wed, 2018-09-19 at 18:28 +1000, Stuart Young wrote:

> -<h2>4.3 Why isn't GL_EXT_texture_compression_s3tc implemented in Mesa?</h2>
> +<h2>4.3 The GL_EXT_texture_compression_s3tc feature and Mesa?</h2>

This isn't really a question, so probably shouldn't end with a question
mark. I would leave the original question in place and...

>  <p>
> -The <a href="http://oss.sgi.com/projects/ogl-sample/registry/EXT/texture_compression_s3tc.txt">specification for the extension</a>
> -indicates that there are intellectual property (IP) and/or patent issues
> -to be dealt with.
> +Prior to 2nd October 2017, the Mesa project did not include s3tc support due
> +to intellectual property (IP) and/or patent issues around the s3tc algorithm.
>  </p>

... phrase it positively here, as in: "Oh, but it is! Prior to..."

With that:

Reviewed-by: Adam Jackson <ajax at redhat.com>

- ajax

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