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Correcting Lighting in Stencil Reflections

I'm just playing around with OpenGL seeing how different methods of making shadows and reflections work. I've been following this tutorial which describes using GLUT_STENCIL's and MASK's to create a ...
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Alternative to z-fail

This question is less technical but maybe someone had similar thoughts. I am wondering if the following algorithm still harms the stencil shadow patent? It is concerned with the invention of a "new ...
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How stencil buffer and glFrontFace help making a shadow?

I'm trying to understand the tutorial 27th in Nehe website. This is about how to cast a shadow of an object using stencil buffer in OpenGL. The idea here is checking the directions of all the faces of ...
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Stencil buffer appears to not be decrementing values correctly

I'm attempting to use the stencil buffer as a clipper for my UI system, but I'm having trouble debugging a problem I'm running in to. This is what I'm doing: A widget can pass a rectangle to the the ...
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How can I write only to the stencil buffer in OpenGL ES 2.0?

I'd like to write to the stencil buffer without incurring the cost of my expensive shaders. As I understand it, I write to the stencil buffer as a 'side effect' of rendering something. In this first ...