Vulkan 1.0.5 API Specification Released
Written by Michael Larabel in Vulkan on 5 March 2016 at 12:48 PM EST. 37 Comments
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Thanks in part to The Khronos Group hosting the Vulkan specification on GitHub and being more open about the development process of the Vulkan graphics API, version 1.0.5 is now available.

Just one week after the Vulkan 1.0.4 release, The Khronos Group has Vulkan 1.0.5 that fixes 14 public issues.

Vulkan 1.0.5 has a few corrections to the API, clarifications in the documentation, adds some rules, and has a number of other changes. A majority of the issues corrected by Vulkan 1.0.5 were reported by GitHub while just four of the issues were internally reported problems. Vulkan 1.0.5 also adds NVIDIA's VK_NV_glsl_shader extension definition to the API.

The complete Vulkan 1.0.5 change-log can be found via this GitHub commit.
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