Why care about indirect rendering ?

Olivier Galibert galibert at pobox.com
Fri Sep 2 06:04:57 PDT 2005

On Fri, Sep 02, 2005 at 10:38:02AM +0200, Matthieu Herrb wrote:
> If your rendering architecture relies on direct hardware access and 
> can't handle the higher latency introduced by the client/server 
> protocol, you push the remote clients into some second class quality level.

I don't see your point.  It's not because you can[1] handle it that
you want to handle it when you don't need to.  That's basic


[1] somehow, within limits, in practice.  Otherwise XShmPutImage, Xv
    and DRI wouldn't exist.

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