Issue No.04 - July/August (2007 vol.27)
Dirk Reiners , University of Louisiana, Lafayette
Gerrit Voss , Nanyang Technological University
DOI Bookmark: http://doi.ieeecomputersociety.org/10.1109/MCG.2007.79
By Siggraph 2007, the first version of the new OpenGL specifications will be made public. The changes are significant, and people who haven't been closely following OpenGL's development won't recognize much. To understand what motivated this drastic change after more than a decade of stability, the authors look at the history and motivations behind OpenGL.
OpenGL, interactive graphics applications
Dirk Reiners, Gerrit Voss, "Climbing Longs Peak: The Steep Road to the Future of OpenGL", IEEE Computer Graphics and Applications, vol.27, no. 4, pp. 84-89, July/August 2007, doi:10.1109/MCG.2007.79