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<h1>EGL Reference Pages</h1>
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<p> EGL&trade; is an interface between Khronos rendering
APIs such as OpenGL ES or OpenVG and the underlying
native platform window system. It handles graphics
context management, surface/buffer binding, and
rendering synchronization and enables high-performance,
accelerated, mixed-mode 2D and 3D rendering using other
Khronos APIs. </p>
<p> The reference pages describe EGL 1.4, but can be used
with earlier versions since each page notes when
features are available only starting with specific older
versions (1.2, 1.3, and 1.4). </p>
<p> A more detailed overview of EGL functionality and
technical concepts can be found in the <a
target="pagedisplay" href="eglIntro.html">eglIntro</a>
page. </p>
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<h2>Browser Compatibility</h2>
<p> The man pages are now generated in HTML5 format. Some
pages contain imbedded MathML and rely on
<a href="">MathJax</a> to render
mathematical equations on browsers which do not natively
support MathML. This should work much better on Chrome,
Safari, and other browsers which don't support MathML.
<p> However, HTML5 isn't well supported on IE 8 or earlier
versions. We recommend you use a more recent browser for
viewing the man pages. </p>
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<h2>Downloading Man Page Sources</h2>
<p> The Docbook XML source for the man pages is available for
anonymous checkout in Khronos' Subversion server, and you
can build a man page distribution of your own using open
source tools. See the technical Wiki pages
describing the <a
XML Toolchain and Man Pages</a> for more information. </p>
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<p> If you find errors in the reference pages, please inform us
using <a href="">Khronos
Bugzilla</a>. File a bug against Product ``EGL'', Component
``Man Pages''. Before filing bugs, you must first create a
Bugzilla account and log in. </p>
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