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    How to get OpenGL source

    I searched OpenGL source in google ,but I did not find. If it is free available , pls let me know the link. Or if it is license based pls let me know what is price , how to purchase .This is very essential for our navit project .

    Kiransing Paradeshi
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    Bangalore, India

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    OpenGL is a specification and a trademark. You cannot buy its sources for the same reason you cannot buy the sources of Hindi language or a mathematical convention.

    Source code can only exist for a specific implementation.

    It is, however, indeed licensed as a trademark.
    If you want to promote your product with your own implementation of OpenGL and wish to call it "OpenGL", you need to get in touch with Silicon Graphics.

    If you look for a free implementation, like the one GNU/Linux uses, you look for "Mesa".
    This is a working OpenGL implementation, but without the license fee paid, so it does not bear the official "OpenGL" brand.
    Last edited by GNU-Fan; 09-11-2009 at 01:19 PM.
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