[SDL] DirectX 7?

Rainer Deyke root at rainerdeyke.com
Tue Sep 24 18:36:01 PDT 2002

Patrick McFarland wrote:
> Also, Sam, small problem, DX8 doesnt work on Pentiums. At all.
> Period. Alot of people still use Pentiums as their main desktop. DX7
> works fine everywhere. Im thinking that we should use DX7 just so we
> dont limit our market.

My current project (which uses SDL) runs fine on my sister's 486.  So,
yeah, I agree.  Breaking backwards compatibility is bad.  Nothing
wrong with taking advantage of DX8 so long as there is a fallback
driver for older computers though.

Rainer Deyke | root at rainerdeyke.com | http://rainerdeyke.com

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