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SREL is an OpenGL extension for rendering relativistic environments.


SREL OpenGL API Copyright (C) 2000-2001 Mark Hale (

This library is free software; you can redistribute it and/or modify it under the terms of the GNU Lesser General Public License as published by the Free Software Foundation; either version 2.1 of the License, or (at your option) any later version.

This library is distributed in the hope that it will be useful, but WITHOUT ANY WARRANTY; without even the implied warranty of MERCHANTABILITY or FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. See the GNU Lesser General Public License for more details.

You should have received a copy of the GNU Lesser General Public License along with this library; if not, write to the Free Software Foundation, Inc., 59 Temple Place, Suite 330, Boston, MA 02111-1307 USA

Performance Issues

To increase performance:

Everything in the rest frame can be drawn using standard OpenGL functions.

Behavioral Side-effects

The Doppler shift can produce an inconsistent coloring if there is a sudden change in the density of srelVertices.


OpenGL is copyright (c) 1992-1999 Silicon Graphics, Inc, and is a registered trademark of Silicon Graphics, Inc.

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