SGI Further Opens Its OpenGL Contributions

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As software developers the world over prepare to mark the 25th anniversary of the GNU System, Silicon Graphics, Inc. (Nasdaq: SGIC) today announced it is releasing a new version of the SGI Free Software License B. The license, which now mirrors the free X11 license used by X.Org, further opens previously released SGI(R) graphics software that has set the industry standard for visualization software and has proven essential to GNU/Linux(R) and a host of applications.

Today’s announcement affects software created by SGI that forms the building blocks of many elements of today’s gaming, visual computing, and immersive experiential technologies, including a wide range of proven visualization solutions provided by SGI.

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