[Mono-list] Summer code: Managed Direct3D

Manuel Alejandro Ceron Estrada ceronman at gmail.com
Wed Jun 1 18:46:14 EDT 2005


I thing it is a great project. You can work on the top of Tao.OpenGL in 
order to get Hardware Aceleration.


Kornél Pál wrote:
>> Is this an acceptable project?
> Mono is primary for Linux. As I know it is used on Windows only by
> developers to ensure chross-runtime compatibility and exists on Windows to
> test the portability of the runtime.
> I you want to implemet something that is not based on DirectX it will 
> result
> in worse performance than a layer that is hardware based like DirectX.
> There are some hardware based (I think proprietary, but there may be open
> source as well) DirectX API implementations for Linux that can be used as
> the base of your work to provide better performance.
> If there is a need for DirectX compatible managed interface on Linux this
> work can be useful.
> Kornél
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