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<H1>Acknowledgments</H1>


The following individuals and groups are to be acknowledged for their
contributions to Mesa over the years.


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<li>Early Mesa development was done while Brian was part of the
<A HREF="http://www.ssec.wisc.edu/~billh/vis.html"
target="_parent">SSEC Visualization Project</A> at the University of
Wisconsin. He'd like to thank Bill Hibbard for letting him work on
Mesa as part of that project.
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<li>John Carmack of id Software, Inc. funded Keith Whitwell in 1999 in
order to optimize Mesa's vertex transformation module. This is a very
substantial piece of work.
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<li>Precision Insight, Inc., VA Linux Systems, Inc., and most recently,
Tungsten Graphics, Inc. have supported the ongoing development of Mesa.
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<li>The <A HREF="http://sourceforge.net/projects/mesa3d"
target="_parent">Mesa</A>
project is hosted by<A HREF="http://sourceforge.net"
target="_parent"><IMG SRC="http://sourceforge.net/sflogo.php?group_id=3&type=1"
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<li><a href="http://www.altsoftware.com/"
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<li><b>Bernd Barsuhn</b> wrote the evaluator code for (splines,
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<li><b>Bernhard Tschirren</b> wrote the Allegro DJGPP driver.
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<li><b>Bogdan Sikorski</b> wrote the GLU NURBS and polygon tessellator
in Mesa.
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<li><b>Charlie Wallace</b> wrote the MS-DOS driver.
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<li><b>CJ Beyer</b> was the www.mesa3d.org webmaster.
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<li><b>Darren Abbott</b> provided the OS/2 driver.

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<li><b>David Bucciarelli</b> wrote and maintained the 3Dfx Glide
driver. Thousands of Linux/Quake players thank David!
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<li><b>Gareth Hughes</b> wrote new GLU 1.2 Polygon Tessellation code
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<li><b>Holger Waechtler</b> contributed AMD 3DNow! assembly code which
accelerates vertex transformation in Mesa 3.1. Holger also implemented
the GL_EXT_texture_env_combine extension.
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<li><b>Jeroen van der Zijp</b> and <b>Thorsten Ohl</b> contributed the
Xt/Motif widget code.
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<li><b>John Stone</b> provided the multi-threading support in Mesa 3.0.
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<li><b>John Watson</b> assisted with web page design.
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<li><b>Josh Vanderhoof</b> contributed Intel x86 assembly code which
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<li><b>Jouk Jansen</b> contributed and continues to maintain the VMS
support.
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<li><b>Karl Schultz</b> has been maintaining the Windows driver.
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<li><b>Keith Whitwell</b> has made extension contributions to Mesa
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<li><b>Kendall Bennett</b> wrote the SciTech MGL driver.
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<li><b>Klaus Niederkrueger</b> contributed many improvements to Mesa's
software rasterizer.

<li><b>Mark Kilgard</b> contributed antialiased line improvements and
several extensions.
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<li><b>Michael Pichler</b> contributed <em>many</em> bug fixes
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<li><b>Miklos Fazekas</b> wrote and maintains the Macintosh driver.
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<li><b>Pascal Thibaudeau</b> wrote the NeXT driver.
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<li><b>Pedro Vazquez</b> setup and maintains the Mesa Mailing list.
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<li><b>Randy Frank</b> contributed <em>many</em> bug fixes.
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<li><b>Stefan Zivkovic</b> wrote the Amiga driver.
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<li><b>Stephane Rehel</b> provided the Cygnus Win32 support
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<li><b>Ted Jump</b> maintained the
makefiles and project files for Windows 95/98/NT compilation for some time.

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<li><b>Uwe Maurer</b> wrote the LibGGI driver for Mesa-3.0.
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<li><b>Victor Ng-Thow-Hing</b> wrote the Amiwin driver for the Amiga.
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Apologies to anyone who's been omitted.
Please send corrections and additions to Brian.
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