Jump to content
  • Advertisement


This topic is now archived and is closed to further replies.


OpenGL Whats the story of the OpenGL teapot?

This topic is 6060 days old which is more than the 365 day threshold we allow for new replies. Please post a new topic.

If you intended to correct an error in the post then please contact us.

Recommended Posts

Just wondering, i read someone mentioning reading the story behind it, but i didn''t know there is one. Sounds intriguing (sp?) though , why didn''t they use another model?

Share this post

Link to post
Share on other sites
A google search should find the anecdote. Iirc, the teapot was handy and the various curves on the pot represented the kinds of equations they wanted to test. Something like that.

More precisely:

A Brief History of The Teapot

Edited by - lessbread on February 18, 2002 3:17:23 PM

Share this post

Link to post
Share on other sites

  • Advertisement

Important Information

By using GameDev.net, you agree to our community Guidelines, Terms of Use, and Privacy Policy.

We are the game development community.

Whether you are an indie, hobbyist, AAA developer, or just trying to learn, GameDev.net is the place for you to learn, share, and connect with the games industry. Learn more About Us or sign up!

Sign me up!