POV-Ray : Newsgroups : povray.beta-test : MORAY programmers wanted : Re: MORAY programmers wanted Server Time
2 Oct 2022 15:06:19 EDT (-0400)
  Re: MORAY programmers wanted  
From: Chris Cason
Date: 8 Jul 2008 02:38:11
Message: <48730b53$1@news.povray.org>
Robert McGregor wrote:
> Chris Cason <del### [at] deletethistoopovrayorg> wrote:
>> 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.
> 
> Chris, did you ever find anyone to take care of this? I remember meeting Lutz at
> the SIGGRAPH in Orlando, FL in the mid 90s and talking to him about the Moray
> code, he was so enthusiatic.
> 
> I've been using Visual C++ since v1.0 and I use Visual Studio every day (I
> upgraded to VS 2008 a couple of months ago but it's fully compatible with VS
> 2005). I'd be happy to help out if needed.

I only just saw this message (the thread had scrolled out of view). Thanks
for the offer - I'll drop you an email.

-- Chris


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