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Party like it's 1989... SVGA code bug haunts VMware's house, lets guests flee to host OS

diodesign (Written by Reg staff) Silver badge

Re: A standard dating back to 1987?

Yeah, VGA appeared 1987 and SVGA cards* arrived that year, too, although it wasn't until 1989 that a standard for programming them was defined. It doesn't help that what exactly SVGA is isn't formally defined like VGA was.

Maybe it should be 1989.

C.

* eg: Cirrus Logic CL-GD410.

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