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More on DOOM 3 Source Release

John Carmack tweets more about the upcoming release of the DOOM 3 source code, indicating he is rewriting some code for legal reasons: "Lawyers are still skittish about the patent issue around "Carmack's reverse", so I am going to write some new code for the doom3 release."

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4. Re: More on DOOM 3 Source Release Nov 16, 2011, 12:19 SirKnight
 
I implemented this algorithm years ago. It's a really nice way of solving the usual problems with shadow volumes efficiently. It's a shame this has to be patented. Just goes to show patents, especially software, do more harm to the field of computer science than it helps.  
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