It's a first stab at the problem, just the fact that they actually were able to run some demos is awesome.
Originally Posted by brent
we will need to wait some more time to actually get full OpenCL compliance, but at least other developers have a place to start working from when adding features
Go OpenCL makes our GPU's more useful.
OpenCL should displace CUDA and other things by time.
(I'm for competition of these api's because you could find good and bad stuff by taking different approaches then the good stuff gets cross pollinated between api's.)