"For now, the OpenCL working group is focused on how to make this change happen in a way that serves their users. They will need to implement OpenCL 2.x-class compute features into Vulkan, and they will need to add support for other devices, like FPGAs, DSPs, and so forth. They also intend to create a compatibility layer to support existing OpenCL 1.2 and OpenCL 2.x software. There is a lot of existing code that relies upon OpenCL, and bringing it forward is a high priority."
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