[Public WebGL] Proposal: remove TIMESTAMP_EXT functionality from WebGL's EXT_disjoint_timer_query wrapper

Florian Bösch [email protected]
Wed Jun 8 15:24:29 PDT 2016

Maybe non-formative language could be added to the specification in the
examples section that illustrates how to use the precision bits.

On Wed, Jun 8, 2016 at 11:43 PM, Kenneth Russell <[email protected]> wrote:

> OK. Thanks Florian for pointing this out. I'll drop the request to remove
> TIMESTAMP queries, under the assumption that they may be necessary in the
> future.
> Kirill, please adjust your code to query for the number of bits in
> TIMESTAMP queries, and choose your implementation strategy based on that.
> -Ken
> On Wed, Jun 8, 2016 at 3:21 AM, Florian Bösch <[email protected]> wrote:
>> It should also be noted that although timer queries are not part of
>> OpenGL ES 2.0, 3.0, 3.1 or 3.2 core profiles, they are part of OpenGL 4.0,
>> 4.1, 4.2, 4.3, 4.4, 4.5 and Vulkan 1.0, including TIMESTAMP and precision
>> queries. It is to be expected that OpenGL ES 4.0 will include elapsed and
>> timestamp queries in its core profile. It is also the case that TIMESTAMP
>> queries are the only queries supported in Direct3D 12, and that elapsed
>> queries are emulated on Direct3D via timestamps.
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