POV-Ray : Newsgroups : moray.win : MORAY programmers wanted : Re: MORAY programmers wanted Server Time
10 Dec 2023 12:34:45 EST (-0500)
  Re: MORAY programmers wanted  
From: TomN
Date: 19 Jul 2008 00:05:01
Message: <web.48816753fdef6e0e494212ef0@news.povray.org>
+1 to WTL. Great way to quickly code UI in C++.

I'm hitting an annoying bug in Moray and went to download the source and fix but
found this thread instead.

If this project is still under-staffed, then I'd like to contribute. I'm worked
on shipping products using VC 2005, C++, WTL.

Contact me directly and I'll give resume details.

tni### [at] poboxcom

"John D. Gwinner" <john punctuation gwinner punc cornell punc edu> wrote:
> If WTL can be used for this, then I can do it easily.  I've done a lot of
> Windows SDK stuff lately direct without MFC in any event.
>   I'm on vacation next Wednesday, however, so I don't know how fast I can do
> it.
>   I have done some Moray development too, so I may even be somewhat familiar
> with some of the data structures, in a small way.  This should be all GUI
> stuff though.
>            == John ==
>   The email address is an alumni benefit, @cornell.edu and redirects to my
> (current) work address.
> "Chris Cason" <del### [at] deletethistoopovrayorg> wrote in
> message news:47d666ff$1@news.povray.org...
> > As many of you would be aware, POV-Ray now owns the Moray source code
> > base.
> > We will be re-releasing this under the GPL3 once it is in working order.
> > However the main issue at this point is that Moray used a commercial
> > component in its tool bar, which we obviously cannot re-license. Thus, to
> > get a working Moray executable we at this time need someone who is
> > proficient with Visual Studio 2005 to jump into the code and do what is
> > needed to remove the old toolbar code and either stub it out or replace it
> > with whatever would be most appropriate via other open-source toolkits.
> >
> > It is longer-term a goal of ours to have Moray move to being a cross-
> > platform tool, however I'm not sure if it is wise to do both of the above
> > at once (i.e. skip the basic 'get it up and working' and go straight to
> > the
> > full conversion). I'd like to see something working sooner rather than
> > later;]
> >
> > In either event, we're seeking some enthusiastic coders from the community
> > who may be interested in taking this. I thought it would be fair to ask
> > here, on our own news server, first, prior to making it more public.
> >
> > Note that we do ask of the coders who volunteer that they be willing to
> > devote a reasonable amount of time into the project in the short to medium
> > term, since this is when their time will be needed most.
> >
> > Anyone who is interested feel free to reply to this post [followup set to
> > povray.general] or email me direct.
> >
> > regards,
> >
> > -- Chris

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