Re: Why did NVIDIA skip the revision of Direct X 10.01 on their 9800 GTX/GX2/GTX 260/
Leech, you are correct that it microsofts API and its a mess compared to OpenGL. Until someone brings some API competition or gives Linux DX capabilities though, we are stuck with it (and the abominable company responsible for it).
To be quite blunt about it, ATi and their "more ardent" supporters are the ones trying to whip up a DX10.1 frenzy on the internet, not microsoft or anyone else. I think they will be as successful as they were with DX8.1 in DX8's lifetime however...
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