From: James Michael DuPont <mdupont777@ya...> - 2003-02-05 09:50:06
--- Hans Breuer <Hans@...> wrote:
> From Hans Breuer Tue Jan 7 13:55:41 2003
> Date: Tue, 07 Jan 2003 22:55:41 +0100
> To: Owen Taylor <otaylor@...>,
> James Michael DuPont <mdupont777@...>
> From: Hans Breuer <Hans@...>
> Subject: Re: new win32 port of GTK
> CC: gtk-devel-list@...
> At 11:38 07.01.03 -0500, Owen Taylor wrote:
> >James Michael DuPont <mdupont777@...> writes:
> >> --- Owen Taylor <otaylor@...> wrote:
> >> >
> >> > James Michael DuPont <mdupont777@...> writes:
> >> > I'm am also concerned about the difficulty of compiling the
> >> > port of GTK+ currently, but any fixes (and the biggest one is
> >> > simply documentation) absolutely need to be done in conjunction
> >> > with Tor.
> >> Tor knows about my issues, and hans as well.
> Tor and me have tried to explain our build environmnts in :
> If there is something unclear if using a similar environment we
> would probably both try to explain better :)
> But at least me does not know nothing about debian and cross
> compiling for windoze, it's simply out of my business.
> >> Hans told me to go to hell after i asked him for the sources for
> >> dlls he is posting, according the GPL.
> Oh really ? Never noticed. Putting JMD on my personal trash list
> because of the signal-to-noise-ratio of his mails doesn't count,
> does it ?
> My sum up of a whole bunch of mail accusing me for violating
> the GPL is on the dia-list :
> >> Tor is a lot nicer, and has been helpful.
> He definitely is :-)
> Owen's sum up on the same theme is here:
> >Let me just lay down a ground rule here -- this is my personal
> >opinion, but I don't think any of the GTK+ team will disagree:
> > - We take LGPL compliance seriously. If someone is distributing
> > binaries of an LGPL library, they typically have an obligation
> > to provide the sources as well. If someone sees problems
> > in this area with respect to libraries maintained by the
> > GTK+ team, please contact the GTK+ team privately.
> > (Mail me, or gtkdev@...)
> > - Being able to compile our libraries easily is important;
> > if the libraries are hard to compile, then we will get
> > less contributions.
> Owen, how do you think cross-compiling does fit into this picture ?
> MHO still is that the improvement of the win32 port (in the Gtk
> does require to build or at least debug on win32.
> And I'm still assuming that most interested win32 developers do have
> access to the Micro$oft tool chain.
> > - These two isues are entirely unrelated. If people are
> > unhappy with the ease of compilation of GTK+ on a platform,
> > they should work on making it easier (as you seem to be
> > doing), not try to force people to make it easy to compile
> > for them by GPL lawyering.
> Couldn't agree more ...
> -------- Hans "at" Breuer "dot" Org -----------
> Tell me what you need, and I'll tell you how to
> get along without it. -- Dilbert
James Michael DuPont
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