POV-Ray : Newsgroups : povray.beta-test : MORAY programmers wanted : Re: MORAY programmers wanted Server Time
21 Jun 2024 09:37:02 EDT (-0400)
  Re: MORAY programmers wanted  
From: PdizzyD
Date: 19 Mar 2008 00:30:00
Message: <web.47e0a42dfdef6e0eb40ad56d0@news.povray.org>
I heard of this on FLOSS Weekly and I can offer some time, I think this stuff is
great. I am not a C++ programmer but do know C and Java. I do have a Math degree
and do program for a living. I would be willing to do testing, documentation and
any programming that would be useful. I have recently pulled down the beta and
what a difference.


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.
> 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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