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May 24, 1999

Beta 2 of Mesa 3.1 has been make available at ftp://ftp.mesa3d.org/mesa/beta/. If you are into the quake scene, you may want to try this out, as it contains some optimizations specifically in the Q3A rendering path.
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May 13, 1999

May 1999 - John Carmack of id Software, Inc. has made a donation of US$10,000 to the Mesa project to support its continuing development. Mesa is a free implementation of the OpenGL 3D graphics library and id's newest game, Quake 3 Arena, will use Mesa as the 3D renderer on Linux. The donation will go to Keith Whitwell, who has been optimizing Mesa to improve performance on 3d hardware. Thanks to Keith's work, many applications using Mesa 3.
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May 13, 1999

For those interested in the integration of Mesa into XFree86 4.0, Precision Insight has posted their lowlevel design documents at www.precisioninsight.com.
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John Carmack made an interesting .plan update yesterday

John Carmack made an interesting .plan update yesterday:
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April 7, 1999

Updated the Mesa contributors section and added links to RPM Mesa packages.
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The new webpages are now online

The new webpages are now online. Enjoy, and let me know if you find any errors.
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SGI releases its GLX source code

SGI releases its GLX source code.
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www.mesa3d.org established

www.mesa3d.org established
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