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Re: Qt with GLES on arm64 maintainer's decision - Was:: Upcoming Qt switch to OpenGL ES on arm64




El martes, 27 de noviembre de 2018 17:19:32 -03 Dmitry Shachnev escribió:
> Hi Rohan!
> 
> On Tue, Nov 27, 2018 at 04:24:43PM +0100, Rohan Garg wrote:
> > [...]
> > 
> > I concur here. It was correctly pointed out in another reply that by using
> > OpenGL we're specifically catering to software that doesn't support
> > GLES while making performance worse for mature applications that
> > do implement both OpenGL and GLES. The reality of the situation is that
> > the market currently favors GLES over GL on ARM SBC's, delivered with
> > proprietary blobs. I think a more pragmatic view of this reality would be
> > to deliver the best FOSS user experience that's possible with the
> > proprietary drivers while the open source drivers are being improved. To
> > that extent, by switching to GLES we improve the overall situation since
> > OpenGL applications can fall back to software rendering via mesa on
> > platforms where mesa does not support the GPU.
> 
> Here I agree with Luke Kenneth Casson Leighton’s opinion [1].
> 
> I think we should aim to provide the best possible experience with the free
> software ecosystem. The experience with proprietary drivers should be the
> second priority, if priority at all.

I can't but agree here.

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