The following individuals and groups are to be acknowledged for their
contributions to Mesa over the years.
- Early Mesa development was done while Brian was part of the
SSEC Visualization Project at the University of
Wisconsin. He'd like to thank Bill Hibbard for letting him work on
Mesa as part of that project.
- 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.
- Precision Insight, Inc., VA Linux Systems, Inc., and most recently,
Tungsten Graphics, Inc. have supported the ongoing development of Mesa.
- The Mesa
project is hosted by
- alt.software contributed the Direct3D driver.
- Bernd Barsuhn wrote the evaluator code for (splines,
patches) in Mesa.
- Bernhard Tschirren wrote the Allegro DJGPP driver.
- Bogdan Sikorski wrote the GLU NURBS and polygon tessellator
- Charlie Wallace wrote the MS-DOS driver.
- CJ Beyer was the www.mesa3d.org webmaster.
- Darren Abbott provided the OS/2 driver.
- David Bucciarelli wrote and maintained the 3Dfx Glide
driver. Thousands of Linux/Quake players thank David!
- Gareth Hughes wrote new GLU 1.2 Polygon Tessellation code
(now superceded by SGI SI GLU).
- Holger Waechtler contributed AMD 3DNow! assembly code which
accelerates vertex transformation in Mesa 3.1. Holger also implemented
the GL_EXT_texture_env_combine extension.
- Jeroen van der Zijp and Thorsten Ohl contributed the
Xt/Motif widget code.
- John Stone provided the multi-threading support in Mesa 3.0.
- John Watson assisted with web page design.
- Josh Vanderhoof contributed Intel x86 assembly code which
accelerates vertex transformation in Mesa 3.x.
- Jouk Jansen contributed and continues to maintain the VMS
- Karl Schultz has been maintaining the Windows driver.
- Keith Whitwell has made extension contributions to Mesa
- Kendall Bennett wrote the SciTech MGL driver.
- Klaus Niederkrueger contributed many improvements to Mesa's
- Mark Kilgard contributed antialiased line improvements and
- Michael Pichler contributed many bug fixes
- Miklos Fazekas wrote and maintains the Macintosh driver.
- Pascal Thibaudeau wrote the NeXT driver.
- Pedro Vazquez setup and maintains the Mesa Mailing list.
- Randy Frank contributed many bug fixes.
- Stefan Zivkovic wrote the Amiga driver.
- Stephane Rehel provided the Cygnus Win32 support
- Ted Jump maintained the
makefiles and project files for Windows 95/98/NT compilation for some time.
- Uwe Maurer wrote the LibGGI driver for Mesa-3.0.
- Victor Ng-Thow-Hing wrote the Amiwin driver for the Amiga.
Apologies to anyone who's been omitted.
Please send corrections and additions to Brian.