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Patent: Display system having floating point rasterization and floating point framebuffering

Estimated expiry: Jun 16, 2018

A.K.A: Floating Point Texturest

Importance: Used by OpenGL drivers to support ARB_texture_float, this patent presents an obstacle to open source implementations enabling this feature by default.


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