Direct X 10 game demo

Tom Spear speeddymon at
Wed May 16 17:17:51 CDT 2007

On 5/16/07, Stefan Dösinger <stefandoesinger at> wrote:
> > <snip> Past that I don't see any
> > reason why they would code additional version checks after that. All
> > the games that I've seen don't do that.
> > <snip>
> > I don't see a reason why it needs* to check
> > the version of windows.
> Those are windows apps, keep that in mind ;-) Never expect sane behavior from
> them :-)

So true ;-)

Unfortunately, like I said MS is not making DX10 compatible with XP,
which really sucks because imo Vista is the biggest piece (of junk)
ever and I personally _probably_ wont 'upgrade' my windows machine to
it even after Service Pack 2 comes out.

So since MS is going to do that, I expect to see a lot of games (at
least at the beginning) that have compatibility code, where it checks
the windows version at start to determine whether to run in dx10 mode,
or not, due to windows users who upgrade and dont reinstall their



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