Croquet: OpenGL desktop shines through

John M McIntosh johnmci at
Sat Jan 11 02:14:59 UTC 2003

On Friday, January 10, 2003, at 05:12  PM, Merik Voswinkel wrote:

> Can you imagine my shock of delight, entering  the familiar underwater  
> space, seeing suddenly an 3d finder, reacting to my mouse running  
> within a frame on the wall! I first thought it was a hidden feature,  
> the the bug that it is, then the feature I would like it to become.
>  Any idea's, anyone?
> I'm guessing it is interference between older data the croquet  
> overlay, so within OpenGL.

Ah it's a feature that was introduced as far as I can tell when the  
openGL version revved in 10.2.3
It doesn't happen everytime, but finding out why might be  
interesting... I had my desktop rendered as the
sky in the mars explorer portal. Really neat, but a bug, but by who?
John M. McIntosh <johnmci at> 1-800-477-2659
Corporate Smalltalk Consulting Ltd.

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