[Nottingham] Games on Linux

Robert Hart enxrah at nottingham.ac.uk
Thu Nov 3 15:02:17 GMT 2005

On Thu, 2005-11-03 at 13:31 +0000, Michael Simms wrote:
> On Thu, 2005-11-03 at 12:46 +0000, Robert Hart wrote:
> > On Thu, 3 Nov 2005, Simon wrote:
> > 
> > > I was reading a website about Mac OSX for Intel when I found some
> > > interesting information. It seems a fair few games companies are
> > > wanting to port games to this system. Given that PowerPC macs will be
> > 
> > I'll believe it when it happens. Surely 99.9% of the difficulty in porting
> > a game (or anything else for that matter) is down to the operating system
> > and not the actual processors.
> Very little of the problem is actually the OS itself. Most of the issue
> porting is to do with the libraries used. For example Direct3d vs
> OpenGL. 

erm. Which is exactly what I meant. It's back to the definition of
operating system discussion we had last week. I consider both directX
and OpenGL to be part of the "OS"


Robert Hart <enxrah at nottingham.ac.uk>
University of Nottingham

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