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Many of the techniques and methods disclosed in this Programmer's Guide are covered by patents held by Silicon Graphics including U.S. Patent Nos. 5,051,737; 5,369,739; 5,438,654; 5,394,170; 5,528,737; 5,528,738; 5,581,680; 5,471,572 and patent applications pending.
We encourage you to use these features in your OpenGL Performer application on SGI systems.
This functionality and OpenGL Performer are not available for re-implementation and distribution on other platforms without the explicit permission of Silicon Graphics.
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|Updated for the 3.0 version of OpenGL Performer.|
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|Updated for the 3.1 version of OpenGL Performer.|
|Revision 100||November 2004|
|Updated for the 3.2 version of OpenGL Performer.|